English Victorian Papier Mache Slipper Chair

A very fine example of English Victorian papier mache furniture likely made by the furniture company Jennens and Bettridge in the mid 19thC. The ebonized finish is richly decorated with water gilding and inlaid mother of pearl. The term slipper chair refers to a model with a low seat and splayed back legs, on which ladies and gentlemen in full dress attire could sit comfortably. English circa 1850.

Dimensions: 31″H (79cm) x 18″W (46cm) x 26″D (66cm)

Ref. PM BM0455

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