Aesthetic Movement Ebonised and Gilt Side Chair with Hand Painted Birds Circa 1870



Exquisite side chair from the Aesthetic Movement era showcases the timeless beauty of hand-painted birds. Crafted around 1870, it exudes an air of elegance and sophistication that is sure to captivate any admirer of antique furniture. The chair has undergone a luxurious reupholstering process, using a sumptuous crushed velvet fabric that not only complements the chair’s original design but also enhances the intricate gilt detailing on the wood and brings out the vibrant colors of the bird paintings. 

The chair’s construction features ebonised wood, which adds a touch of richness and depth to its overall aesthetic. Ebonising is a technique that involves applying a black stain to the wood, creating a lustrous ebony-like finish that exudes a sense of opulence. This particular chair exemplifies the craftsmanship and attention to detail that was characteristic of the Aesthetic Movement, making it a truly remarkable piece of furniture. Whether placed in a grand hallway, a cozy bedroom, or as an elegant addition to a dressing table, this chair is bound to elevate the ambiance of any space it graces.


Very good condition, showcasing its durability and solid construction. Although it may exhibit some marks on the wood that are expected with age, it remains in excellent shape overall. The fabric of this item is exceptionally well-maintained, ensuring a clean and pristine appearance. The seat of this product is designed with comfort in mind, providing a cozy and enjoyable seating experience. Whether you’re looking for a stylish addition to your living room or a comfortable seat for your bedroom, hallway, this product is an ideal choice.


Height –   75 cm

Seat Height – 38 cm

Width –  51 cm

Depth – 60 cm

Weight – 8.5 kg

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Weight 8.5 kg
Dimensions 60 × 51 × 75 cm