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Armchairs Louis XVI Jansen

A pair of Louis XVI-style armchairs in gilt beechwood. French, attr. to Jansen, circa 1890…

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With slightly curved, medallion shaped backrests, curved armrests that meet the seat rail with stylized Greek key motif on each side, a rounded seat, and four tapered and stop-fluted legs topped with rosettes.

The molding is decorated with ‘piaster frieze’ carving of superb detail – subtle and delicate. Finished in a lustrous patinated gilt finish.

Newly covered in a beige and red silk drugget fabric with a geometric floral lattice design from Tassinari & Chatel.

Attributed to Maison Jansen Paris. [for comparison, see a nearly identical set of 4 armchairs, signed ‘Jansen Paris’, sold at Christies King St. on 10 Nov 2021, lot 121 - sale of the stock of the London dealer Charlie Mackinnon].

Louis XVI style, circa 1890.

Excellent condition overall. Renewed upholstery and new fabric. Restorations to the gilt finish.

Dimensions:
Height: 89 cm
Width: 57 cm
Depth: 48 cm

4,200 Euros

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