Armchair Transition 'Courtois'

An armchair in carved and painted beechwood and upholstery, stamped N.S. Courtois, French, 18th century...

Armchair Transition 'Courtois' French 18th Century
Armchair Transition 'Courtois' French 18th Century

Armchair Transition 'Courtois' French 18th Century
Armchair Transition 'Courtois' French 18th Century

Armchair Transition 'Courtois' French 18th Century
Armchair Transition 'Courtois' French 18th Century

Armchair Transition 'Courtois' French 18th Century
Armchair Transition 'Courtois' French 18th Century

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An armchair transition Louis XV - Louis XVI, stamped N.S. Courtois, French, 18th century, circa 1770

Elegant French transition period armchair, French, 18th century, circa 1770. Carved beechwood with neo-classical motifs - a covered urn flanked with garland swags – on the cresting rail and apron. Nice curving flourish where the armrest supports drop and connect to the apron and knees. Patinated gray paint. Newly upholstered in a tan and green silk.

Stamped on underside of back seat rail ‘N.S.Courtois’. Nicolas Simon Courtois, awarded the title menuisier (master joiner / chairmaker) in 1766.

Newly upholstered in Tassinari & Chatel silk fabric with trimming by Houles.

In excellent condition – woodwork and joinery solid and newly upholstered. Nice patina.
A truly elegant transition armchair with a strong Louis XVI spirit - restrained, refined, and classical.

Dimensions:
Height: Back: 96 cm; seat: 45 cm
Width: 65 cm
Depth: 57 cm

For Sale

4,800 Euros