Add this item to Cart for a combined free shipping deal
Click to enlarge photo

Listing Detail Tabs

This is a rare antique 19thC ships chair, with original swivel base.

It would have been a salon chair. Small brass plate on the back says '1120'

Wood is mahogany

Cast iron base with four legs and lower cross stretcher.

Five substantial spindles support the 'Horseshoe' back and arms.

* We also have a set of six matching 19thC ships dining chairs, that are going to be sold after doing a bit of work to them. It's extremely rare on the international market to find matching ships chairs. They're shown in the last pics, as they also would work well with this chair if someone wanted a set of 8 ships dining chairs...There's also quite a few other unusual maritime pieces of furniture & fittings here that are going to be sold...*

PROVENANCE: From the S.S. Wiltshire which ran aground on Great Barrier Island in 1922


DIMENSIONS: 890mm high. Diameter of seat is 450mm. Height to seat is 530mm

CONDITION: Excellent condition. No borer. No splits in wood.
[PLEASE NOTE SEAT IS GETTING RE-UPHOLSTERED IN AN ANTIQUE RED VELVET THIS WEEK - if you're seriously interested & want leather or some other colour, please speak up :) ]


FREIGHT: Happy to wrap well & freight at cost. [It's a very heavy chair!]

We're clearing out three family houses full of unusual antiques and collectibles, so listing hundreds of great items....
There were no answered questions or comments placed on this listing.
Your question and answer privileges have been disabled.
You must log in to view questions and answers on this listing. We recommend reading questions before you make any purchases.
You must log in to ask or answer questions posted. We recommend reading questions before you make any purchases. Available only to approved bidders. You must be an authenticated member to ask questions Find out more about becoming authenticated. Your account is in debt Your current account balance is You must credit your account to use this feature.
Firearms licence #
Firearms licence holder name
First name is required
Last name is required
Your current account balance is Please note you will lose your question and answer privileges if your account is in debt for more than 2 weeks. Credit your account.
I confirm that I am over 18 years old.
To prevent your personal details being misused please do not put emails or phone numbers in questions. Failure to comply may result in the suspension of your account. The seller cannot add a Buy Now price once bidding has started.

Shipping options

  • To be arranged
  • Seller allows pick-ups
  • Seller location: Porirua, Wellington, NZ

Payment options

  • Other options
    Cash, NZ bank deposit