Circa 1890, late Victorian ebonised and gilded nursing chair. The oval concave back, has stitching of velour and damask held in position by cross cording. This oval panel is held in position by ebonised uprights, with scratch carving and gilded canted corners, and five turned gilded uprights. The circular seat has deep buttoned damask and velvet fore edge. The whole chair stands on a circular base with a very unusual gilded brass bezel. At the front are turned legs with Corinthian capital tops, ring turning and slight carved twist, finishing on brass tipped castors. The back legs are outswept and finish on similar castors.
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