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Georgian Reading Chair

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Key Features

  • This handsome Georgian-style reading chair was crafted to make reading more comfortable
  • The reader would sit front-to-back and rest their arms on the yoke-form back
  • This particular chair is crafted of attractive mahogany with supple red leather

Item Details

  • Width:
    22 1/4 Inches
  • Height:
    31 3/4 Inches
  • Depth:
    21 1/2 Inches
  • Period:
    18th Century
A handsome and rare Georgian-style reading chair, expertly crafted of mahogany. With its high, wide back that slims at the seat, the chair is constructed so that the reader sits in the chair backwards, comfortably resting their arms on the yoke. This unique piece is upholstered in soft, dark red leather, and is accented with round head nail borders and reeded front legs. Sabre legs in the back provide additional stability. Reading chairs are among the rarest of all Georgian furniture. To find one in such excellent condition is truly exceptional.

Circa 1850

22 1/4" wide x 21 1/2" deep x 31 3/4" high

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Price: $2,450
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