Circa 1890, late Victorian stained ash metamorphic library chair. With its crossover top rail, two uprights at the back and a further crossover stretcher splat towards the base. The solid seat has a rounded front and two primitive steel hinges at the top. There is a brass clasp at the sides, towards the bottom to lock the chair in position. When in the open position and folded over it forms 4 step library steps with the underside of the seat becoming the treads. The front of the chair when open is in the form of an A frame. The back is slightly curved and follows the form of the back legs and top rail.
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