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A late Victorian walnut library armchair by Howard & Sons, the deep armchair fully upholstered over the back and scrolling, padded arms and shaped cushion, the front legs turned, one stamped on the castor ‘Howard & Sons, London’ feet, one back leg numbered.  English,  circa 1900

Howard and Sons were founded in 1820.  They were the foremost makers of upholstered furniture during the nineteenth century and are still highly regarded today for the quality of their hand-crafted pieces.  Howard and Sons exhibited at all the large exhibitions of the nineteenth century including the Great Exhibition of 1851, the Expositions Universelles in Paris and America and France. Howard and Sons had the Royal Warrant and supplied several Royal residences with many items of antique furniture, most frequently of course with upholstery.

Dimensions

Height 29 inches Width 27 ½ inches Depth 30 inches


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  • Since 1918, BADA has been the leading association for the antiques and fine art trade
  • Members are elected for their knowledge, integrity and quality of stock
  • Our clients are protected by BADA’s code of conduct
  • Our dealers’ membership is reviewed and renewed annually
  • Bada.org is a non-profit site: clients deal directly with members and they pay no hidden fees
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