Deep Seated Victorian Armchair by Cornelius Smith


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  • £1,250.00
  • €1,368 Euro
  • $1,606 US Dollar

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Deep Seated Victorian Armchair by Cornelius Smith

A Victorian deep seated Howard style armchair by Cornelius V Smith of country house proportions, with square button back, sprung seat and scroll-over arms, raised on short ring turned mahogany front supports with brass and porcelain castors. Newly upholstered in William Yeoward jute weave stripe fabric.

A fabulously comfortable armchair, newly restored and traditionally upholstered. The front castors are original, the back castors are Victorian examples but not original to the chair.

With Cornelius V Smith mark stamped on one of the back legs.

Renowned London cabinetmaker, Cornelius V. Smith operated at 'Marshalls yard, Henry St, Hampstead Rd, London'.

91cm high, 74cm wide at the front, the seat 69cm deep and 36cm high.


  • H: 91cm (35.83in)
  • W: 74cm (29.13in)
  • D: 69cm (27.17in)


Circa 1890

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With a lifelong passion for the subject, Lisa has worked in the word of art and antiques for over 25 years.  Sixteen of these were spent as a Director of an Auctioneers in London before moving to South West France with her husband Marc Allum to restore a rambling 17th Century Chateau, which they used as base to host art and antique holidays. 
After returning to the UK in 2012, Hand of Glory was born, offering an eclectic mix of antiques, objects and.... in the words of John Tradescant; 'anything strang (sic)'
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