C19th good quality mahogany upholstered library armchair by J & T Scott, Edinburgh; the arched shaped padded back with down swept scroll arms on the sprung seat with a serpentine shaped front; raised on exceptional carved mahogany turned tapering legs with gilded acanthus leaves and spiral fluted decoration. The rear square swept legs with gilded moulded edges both stamped J & T Scott 10 George St. Edinburgh. Raised on original brass castors with black porcelaine wheels having an unusual gilt ring. A comfortable chair with a good quality beech frame, with interesting pencil marking from old re-upholstery.
J&T Scott were cabinet makers and upholsterers who operated from their prestigious premises of 10 George St, Edinburgh. They were held in high regard for their excellent quality furniture and exhibited at the International Exhibition in London in 1862
Scottish circa 1850
Good condition. Upholstery stripped back readyto be reupholstered. Can be done to clients specification.
Dimensions (ins) 28.5 wide x 34.5 high x 27.5 deep; seat height 14 'as is'