1919 Armchair

The 1919 Armchair is one of Poltrona Frau's most iconic designs, originally custom-crafted in the year of its namesake for the Duke of Pistoia. Commanding yet quirky, it updated the classic Bergère model with Frau’s characteristic capitonné and a stylish tray, designed to catch runaway ash from the Duke’s cigars.

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Product Description

The 1919 Armchair was where it all started for Poltrona Frau. While Renzo Frau had been diligently working on a new language of leather ever since the turn of the century, 1919 marked the company's very first regal commission. All sumptuous details and hand-stitched capitonné, it updated the Bergere model with new rigour and flair, gaining new personality thanks to the addition of an optional cigar tray. Today, it's available in Poltrona Frau's joyful ColourSphere leathers, and conveys just as much as majesty and charm as it did back then.

Materials & Finishes

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Structure and Padding: The stately 1919 armchair features a seasoned beach support structure. It's seat, backrest and armrests are sprung by means of hand-tied double cone steel springs which rest gently on jute belts. The seat padding is crafted from ruberrised horsehair, whereas the backrest and armrests are stuffed with hand-shaped vegetable horsehair. The seat cushion is further padded with goose down for additional comfort. 

Upholstery and FinishesThe backrest of this beloved design is sticthed by hand to create the capitonné effect. A row of leather-upholstered nails further embellishes the back. The optional plate-holder is available in wax-treated Canaletto walnut (optional). The chair is available online in Poltrona Frau's luxurious ColourSphere leather. More on this below... 

ColourSphere:The ColourSphere collection is Poltrona Frau's boldest yet. It features 73 nuanced shades and is ideal for those who enjoy the joyful vocabulary of colour. (Please note that we only show a selection online in the custom options. The full range can be ordered via our showroom). It is a highly resistant leather, balanced by gentle surface dressing treatments that ensure easy maintenance and excellent performance.

Dimensions

W 90 x D 95 x H 93 cm
Seat height - 50 cm
Armrest height - 61 cm

Delivery Times

8-10 weeks

Additional Information

Not all Poltrona Frau furniture is available to buy online. However, the full range can be ordered via our London-based showroom where we have an array of Poltrona Frau furniture on display. Please contact our design team on 020 8421 1779 if you require further information or to discuss the Chaplins Price Promise.

Year of design

1919

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FURNITURE SMALL DELIVERY

Production time for this item is 8-10 weeks.

Our small furniture delivery service offers delivery right to your front door (if the destination is an apartment, flat or complex, the order will be delivered inside the entrance to the building) for £55.00.

Our preferred courier service will be used for most smaller orders and you can rest assured that your parcel will be trackable at every stage.

The typical delivery window is 3-5 working days from the time your items arrive at our warehouse (please note that many of our products have lead times associated with them which can be clearly seen on the product page).

All items purchased that are in stock will be sent out to you within 5-7 working days. All orders placed after 2pm (GMT) for in-stock items will be processed the next working day.

If you have ordered multiple items, we will send these out to you in one delivery as soon as they all arrive at the warehouse and they have been quality checked.

*Small furniture deliveries do not include assembly or unpacking. 


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BUY & COLLECT

Our warehouse located in St Albans will contact you when your order is available; for in stock items this is within 5 days of your order date, items not held in stock will be within 5 working days of arrival at our warehouse (see product page for indicative lead times).

Remember to bring your confirmation email with you as proof of purchase.

Please note, large items, such as sofas and large tables, are excluded from our Click & Collect service. If you have any question regarding this service, please call our Customer Service team on 020 8421 1779 (Non UK: +44 (0)20 8421 1779) or e-mail us: customerservices@chaplins.co.uk

Services

INTERIOR DESIGN

Our design team offers planning and colour advice on free standing and fitted furniture to help demonstrate how our products can be best used in your living space.

DELIVERY & INSTALLATION

Our experienced delivery and installation team know how to handle furniture and realise the value and importance of each piece.

PRICE PROMISE

Our price promise guarantees that you will get the best value for money without having to compromise on quality and service.

WORLDWIDE SHIPPING

We specialise in supplying high-end furniture and lighting to architects, interior designers and residential clients all over the world.

PRODUCT HIRE

We hold stock of the very best in modern furniture and lighting for use on photo shoots, TV commercials, films, music videos and events.

Please contact our showroom on 020 8421 1779 for further information on any of the services above.

About Poltrona Frau

Poltrona Frau are a fiercely creative Italian furniture brand in constant pursuit of design perfection. Each collection begins with a meticulous selection of the finest materials to ensure lifelong quality and comfort. Poltrona Frau boldly reinvent classical designs for the modern era and their exciting collection of designer sofas, chairs, tables and complements promise revitalize any modern living setting. With over 100 years of artisanal and industrial experience, Poltrona Frau furniture embodies a rich design history while setting gorgeous trends for the future.

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About Poltrona Frau

Poltrona Frau are a fiercely creative Italian furniture brand in constant pursuit of design perfection. Each collection begins with a meticulous selection of the finest materials to ensure lifelong quality and comfort. Poltrona Frau boldly reinvent classical designs for the modern era and their exciting collection of designer sofas, chairs, tables and complements promise revitalize any modern living setting. With over 100 years of artisanal and industrial experience, Poltrona Frau furniture embodies a rich design history while setting gorgeous trends for the future.

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