19th c. Solid Oak Adjustable Swivel Desk Chair c.1897
This is a solid Oak swivel desk chair with cast iron mechanisms. The chair's height is adjustable by spinning the chair up or down. The Oak back rest can be moved up or down along the back by turning the cast iron handle. The back support can tilted by adjusting the cast iron knob under the seat. The mechanism is embossed "Pat. Nov. 30, 1897".
The chair rolls easily on the casters and is comfortable. This piece has retained its original finish with minor structural damage. The wood is intact with no cracks.
- CREATOR Unknown.
DATE OF MANUFACTURE c.1897.
MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES Solid Oak, Cast Iron.
- CONDITION Good. Wear consistent with age and use. New antique brass casters.
- DIMENSIONS H 37.5 in. max W 21 in. D 21 in., Seat Dimensions: W 14.5 in. D 15.5 in.