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Ox Blood Leather Rocking Chair R.W. Winfield

Stock No

TSFS967

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2016
  • £3,495.00
  • €4,060 Euro
  • $4,267 US Dollar

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Item Description

A Victorian cast iron and leather upholstered rocking armchair attributed to R.W.Winfield second half 19th century in age. The original ox blood button upholstered leather seat above the metal frame with gilt brass screw-caps and bent stops, Marks, knocks, scratches, abrasions consistent with age and use. The Ox-blood red leather with old splits and cracks and signs of use, but perfectly fit for use. The original rear fabric covering heavily ripped and wouldn't effect the chair if removed or replaced. The frame is solid and stable with no signs of repair., the gilt brass caps with some dirt and discolouration. The cast iron frame with an aged patina of mottled blackening, rust, scratches and abrasions. A completely untouched and very early example of a Winfield rocker.

Provenance: Berwick House, ShropshireSimilar models of cast iron rocking chairs are shown in Georg Himmelheber's Cast Iron Furniture, Philip Wilson, London, plates 352-357, the most similar example, albeit without armrests, is shown in plate 353, dated circa 1850 by Sotheby's in 1988.

109cm in height
57cm in width
115cm in length.

Item Info

Seller Location

London, UK

Item Dimensions

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Period

19th Century

Item Location

United Kingdom

Seller Location

United Kingdom

Item Location

United Kingdom

Seller Contact No

+44 (0)797 2775824

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