Royal House Antiques is delighted to offer for sale this lovely antique Gothic circa 1850 metamorphic library steps chair in hand carved oak with original carpet upholstered steps. A very charming and highly collectable piece, designed as an at home library steps and reading chair, these are used to add a sense of grand occasion to a standard bookcase, this is the first one I have seen in real life that has this level of gothic revival carving, it is an amazing find. The finish is original, we have deep cleaned hand condition waxed and hand polished it, there will be some losses, timber splits and age and use related patina marks all over, it is structurally perfect but shows its age well. Please note all measurements are taken at the widest point, if you would like any additional or specific measurements please ask.Royal House Antiques is a privately owned family ran business founded in Wimbledon SW19 and now based in Pulborough RH20. We specialise in finding, restoring very fine luxury antique leather seating, along with every single other type of antique ranging from the 16. We also stock a number of designer brands such as Fritz Hansen, Ralph Lauren, Cavalli, Charles & Ray Eames, Vitra, David Linley, Rolex, Tiffany, Jager Le Coulter and so on. Please view the very detailed pictures as they form part of the description pertaining to the condition. Royal House Antiques cannot be held liable for any independent assumptions made regarding the items we sell, if you are unsure on any point, please feel free to ask for clarity. Please note vintage period and original items such as leather seating will always have natural patina in the form of creasing and wear, we recommend annual waxing to ensure no moisture is lost, also hand dyed leather is not recommended to sit in direct sunlight for prolonged periods of time as it will dry out and fade. COURIER, LARGE ITEMS ONLY THAT CAN'T BE POSTED. Whomever delivers will always require help on the larger items to unload, the price you will be quoted will always be based on this assumption, if this is not possible, please let us know as it will affect the price to send a two-person team. This item is in the category "Antiques\Antique Furniture\Chairs". The seller is "royal-house-antiques" and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped worldwide.