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Original 1880 Brown Leather Victorian Chesterfield Club Sofa Horse Hair Filled



We are delighted to offer for sale this stunning original antique Victorian upholstery horse hair filled leather Chesterfield sofa A very good looking well made and period classic piece. This is the first original hide sofa I think I’ve seen in the last 10 years, the patina is something you just can’t replicate It is horse hair filled and stuffed, the arms and back rest are oversized, they have fluted folds of leather at the front In terms of the condition the leather has had a number of repairs over the years, some new stuffing added as the old has compacted, there are leather splits which have been sealed inside and so on, this is a warts and original patina piece, if your looking for perfection then this isn’t it, I have a number of fully restored Chesterfields listed under my other items which are, if your looking for complete and utter originality then this is the sofa for you Dimensions: Height 69.5cm Width 217cm Depth 98cm Seat height 39cm Please note all measurements are taken at the widest point This item is available for collection from our Wimbledon warehouses Condition Please view the very detailed pictures as they form part of the description around condition Please note vintage period and original items such as leather seating will always have natural patina in the form of cracking creasing and wear, we recommend regular waxing to ensure no moisture is lost, also hand dyed leather is not recommended to sit in direct sunlight for prolonged periods of time as it will dry out and fade.


  • Creator
    Chesterfield (Maker)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 27.37 in. (69.5 cm)Width: 85.44 in. (217 cm)Depth: 38.59 in. (98 cm)Seat Height: 15.36 in. (39 cm)
  • Style
    Victorian (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Minor fading.
  • Seller Location
    London, GB
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU2823320648982

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    Ships From: London, United Kingdom
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 14 days of delivery.

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