Carved and cream painted beechwood dining chairs. Shaped frame with carved twisted rope motif around seat back and apron. Flat (a la Reine) back ‘fer à cheval’. On 4 inverted, curved console legs. Newly upholstered in a green and cream patterned jacquard from Colony.
Based on a design by the celebrated 18th century Parisian menuisier George Jacob, these chairs were manufactured circa 1900.
The chairs are in excellent condition overall. Structurally sound. Wear and losses to paintwork. Newly upholstered.
Provenance: These chairs are from the Ann Paul Brinkman collection, from a Sotheby’s Amsterdam sale in 2004. Ann Paul Brinkman was a well-known Dutch designer, artist, architect, and antique dealer.
An elegant, fine quality set of 8 dining chairs, harmonious and well proportioned, modeled on a classic design. Sharp and deliberate carving, nicely distressed paintwork, and a warm patina.
Width: 49 cm
Length: 48 cm
Price: 7,400 Euros
Set of 8 Louis XVI-style Dining Chairs, circa 1900