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Pair of Antique English Oak Bow Back Armchairs, England circa 1875

A pair of antique English oak armchairs from England circa 1870 very often found in rural England at a pub and commonly referred to as smokers bow chairs. In many novels and paintings depicting life in 19th century England, after a long day of outdoor work the custom of having a pipe by the fire was a cherished ritual. always made with a curved back and low height, the chairs were designed to be extremely comfortable seating for long periods of time. The legs were always turned and joined by a stretcher to provide strength. The upright supports connecting the seat and arms are also turned and set at an angle to accommodate a variety of sizes. These chairs are classics of English furniture and with their sculptural form often will enhance a contemporary interior. 

# EN72

DIMENSIONS

26.00" w x 17.00" d x 29.50" h

66.04cm w x 43.18cm d x 74.93cm h

$2,426.00

A pair of oak armchairs from England c. 1870 very often found in rural England at a pub and commonly referred to as smokers bow chairs. In many novels and paintings depicting life in 19th century England, after a long day of outdoor work the custom of having a pipe by the fire was a cherished ritual. always made with a curved back and low height, the chairs were designed to be extremely comfortable seating for long periods of time. The legs were always turned and joined by a stretcher to provide strength. The upright supports connecting the seat and arms are also turned and set at an angle to accommodate a variety of sizes. These chairs are classics of English furniture and with their sculptural form often will enhance a contemporary interior. Price:  $4,426.00 for the Pair