Site Information

 Loading... Please wait...
  • British Reclining Leather Campaign Chair | 19th Century
  • Image 2
  • Image 3
  • Image 4
  • Image 5
  • Image 6
  • Image 7
  • British Reclining Leather Campaign Chair | 19th Century
  • Image 9
  • Image 10
  • Image 11
  • Image 12
  • Image 13
  • Image 14
  • Image 15
  • Image 16
  • Image 17
  • Image 18
  • Image 19
  • Image 20
  • Image 21
  • Image 22
  • Image 23
  • Image 24
  • Image 25
  • Image 26
  • Image 27
  • Image 28

British Reclining Leather Campaign Chair | 19th Century

ITEM #: C103902

Price:  $3,991.00

How will this ship?  For a quote, click "Purchase Now" & "Estimate Shipping & Tax"
For more info or to order directly, call us at 717-708-9017

England, circa late 19th century
Item # C103902 

A rare and exceptional selection of British Campaign seating furniture, this gorgeous reclining chair entirely disassembles for safe and convenient transport and storage. It has been beautifully preserved with nearly perfect purity throughout, retaining all of the original hardware and a very early and likely original tufted olive leather covering.

The front legs have a brass-reinforced six-position notch system that allows the chair to be adjusted for the sitter. 

It is not difficult to disassemble the chair, first by unclipping the leather upholstery at the top where it hangs from cast brass hooks, then unhooking the leather under the chair bottom, unscrewing the left knob on the reclining bar and removing the bar completely, allowing the chair to then lay back carefully before folding both front arms/legs inward.

The ingenuity of the campaign furniture is so compelling, unusual and practical - but as heavily used and functional objects, few of these metamorphic chairs remain and even fewer in totally pure and exquisite condition. This is a particularly fine acquisition for the serious collector.

acquired from Gary Young 18th & 19th Century Antiques, Centreville, MD in 2009 for a private Maryland collection

Measurements: 37" H x 40" D x 26" W x 13 1/2" H to seat [when measured at the third notch position]

Condition Report:
Retaining a fine early historical surface with beautiful overall patina; age appropriate wear including some chipping to the knobs, surface scars, stains to the leather, etc.; retaining entirely original hardware, original leather covering and in firm, stable and fully functional condition.