Carved and giltwood frame. Flat (a la Reine) shield shaped backrest with a central carved floral and leaf motif that trails down the shoulders. Padded, scrolled armrests. A wide and deep seat with carved floral patterns on the seat rail and knees. On 4 cabriole legs terminating with stylized acanthus leaf feet. Newly upholstered in a purple and bronze raised warp wool and silk fabric from Lelievre.

 

French, Napolean III period, circa 1870.

 

Excellent condition. Structurally sound. Small losses / repairs to the gilding. Newly upholstered.

 

This armchair of generous proportions is purposefully carved and finished with a warm, nicely patinated gilding. Trimmed with perfectly matched gilt tacks. The fabric has a bronze wool motif on a varied purple/blue silk background. The result is an armchair that is masculine in character, without any hint of severity. Lovely.

 

Dimensions:

Height:  99 cm

Width: 70.5 cm

Depth: 66 cm

 

Price:  2800 Euros

Catalog #:  C15-06

Armchair Louis XV-style, circa 1870​

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