Armchair Louis XV

An armchair in carved and giltwood and upholstry, French, 19th century…


A large Louis XV-style giltwood and upholstered armchair. The carved and gilt wood frame is decorated with floral and leaf motifs all over. The armchair has a large flat (a la riene) shield shaped backrest, scrolling armrests, and a generous seat. It stands on 4 cabriolet legs that terminate in stylized acanthus leaf feet. Newly upholstered in a stunning Lelievre fabric with a floral design in a bronze colored raised warp wool on a purple-blue silk ground.

French, 19th century, circa 1870.

Structurally sound, the woodwork and joinery are in excellent condition. Small losses / repairs to the gilding. Newly upholstered.

This armchair has generous proportions, detailed carving, and a warm, patinated gilt finish. Beautifully upholstered, the wool and silk combination gives this chair a real masculine personality. A beautiful piece from the Napolean III period.

Height: 99 cm
Width: 70.5 cm
Depth: 66 cm