"Liner Pilot Seat"Seat of pilot of the "Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company, known under the letters P & O.It is blond mahogany varnished, of the late nineteenth, early twentieth.The foot, very heavy, is cast iron, with lions heads and legs. It turns on it self . The leather-covered wafer of the seat is for the cold,and can be removed to discover a cane bottom, on arriving in the warm countries.The initials of the company are carved on a background black, in the center of the backrest.
Height: 80cm - Height of the seat: 49cm Seat diameter: 44cm
The P & O company, Maritime transport, cruise and British logistics was founded in London in 1837.It was the most former cruise company since its foundation, operating in the Mediterranean, on the route of India, the Far East and Australia.