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Hand Carved Louis XVI Bergère Amrchair
Located in Houston, TX
Hand carved Louis XVI bergère armchair from France, upholstered in vintage fabric. This 18th century French armchair is hand carved in fruitwood (probably walnut) circa 1775-1795 wit...
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Antique Late 18th Century French Louis XVI Bergere Chairs

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Wood, Upholstery, Giltwood

  • Hand Carved Louis XVI Bergère Amrchair
  • Hand Carved Louis XVI Bergère Amrchair
  • Hand Carved Louis XVI Bergère Amrchair
  • Hand Carved Louis XVI Bergère Amrchair
H 34.5 in. W 24.5 in. D 23 in.
Pair of Carved Louis XVI Midcentury Door Panels
Located in New York, NY
A pair of custom carved Louis XVI style parcel-gilt door panels carved on both sides.
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20th Century Unknown Louis XVI Doors and Gates

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Wood

  • Pair of Carved Louis XVI Midcentury Door Panels
  • Pair of Carved Louis XVI Midcentury Door Panels
  • Pair of Carved Louis XVI Midcentury Door Panels
  • Pair of Carved Louis XVI Midcentury Door Panels
H 84.75 in. W 21.25 in. D 2.25 in.
Pair of Italian Hand Carved Louis XVI Giltwood Sconces
Located in Dallas, TX
Pair of Italian hand carved Louis XVI giltwood sconces were sculpted and hand painted to perfection, then highlighted in gold for a touch of opulence. Newly electrified, included in...
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Early 20th Century Italian Louis XVI Wall Lights and Sconces

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Giltwood

Antique French Hand Carved Louis XVI Painted Console
Located in Dallas, TX
Antique French Hand Carved Louis XVI painted console was painted in a lovely ivory color, then the bas-relief carved accents from top to bottom were highlighted in a lovely contrasti...
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Antique 1890s French Louis XVI Console Tables

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Oak

Carved Louis XVI Style Limestone Fireplace
Located in London, GB
A well-proportioned French Louis XVI style fireplace carved in Portland stone. The carved frieze of guilloche and paterae, shaped jambs of reeded form with carved rope moulding, surm...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Louis XVI Architectural Elements

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Limestone

  • Carved Louis XVI Style Limestone Fireplace
  • Carved Louis XVI Style Limestone Fireplace
  • Carved Louis XVI Style Limestone Fireplace
  • Carved Louis XVI Style Limestone Fireplace
H 41.75 in. W 58.63 in. D 12.75 in.
1860 French Carved Louis XVI Walnut Armchair
Located in Pasadena, CA
An ornately carved 1860 Louis XVI walnut arm chair from France. The chair has its original upholstery, which is in a pattern of large and small interlocking diamond shapes. The carvi...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Armchairs

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Walnut

Monumental Gilded French Carved Louis XVI Glass Mirror
Located in Swedesboro, NJ
This is a gorgeous carved wood and glass gilded mirror. Measures: 76 1/4" H x 46 1/2" W x 3" D.
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Vintage 1940s French Louis XVI Wall Mirrors

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Fruitwood

Hand Carved Louis XVI Upholstered Bérgère, France, 19th c.
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Large and very comfortable Louis XVI Style French bergere. Originally part of a "Duchesse Brisée". This piece would have been the larger chair from the three-piece set or a chaise lo...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Louis XVI Bergere Chairs

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Fabric, Wood

Superbly Carved Louis XVI Fireplace in Carrara Marble
Located in New York, NY
Sharp Detail of Four Types of Flowers on the Frieze with Pearl Bead Border, High Relief Floral Central Cartouche, and Endblock Paterae over Rope-Twist around the Opening, the Pretty ...
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Antique 18th Century Fireplaces and Mantels

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Carrara Marble

Antique Carved Louis XVI Style Marble Top Night Stand Table
Located in Swedesboro, NJ
Antique Louis XVI style distressed painted marble top 3-drawer chest.
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20th Century Louis XVI Commodes and Chests of Drawers

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Walnut

Pair of Beautifully Carved Louis XVI Style Painted Wood Tabourets
Located in Dallas, TX
A pair of beautifully carved French Louis XVI style carved and painted wood tabourets or footstools
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Antique Late 19th Century French Louis XVI Footstools

19th Century French Hand-Carved Louis XVI Style Bergère à Oreilles
Located in Sofia, BG
Antique French Louis XVI style Bergère à Oreilles, circa 1860, featuring wonderful hand-carved neoclassical details carved into the frame with upholstered back, arms, seat, and loose...
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Antique Mid-19th Century French Louis XVI Bergere Chairs

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Walnut

19th Century, French, Gilt Carved Louis XVI Full Length Mirror
Located in Vancouver, British Columbia
19th Century gilt carved French 'Parclose' mirror. the original large beveled mirror set within a carved and gilded mirrored frame featuring a classical urn at the crown with leaves ...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Louis XVI Floor Mirrors and Full-Length...

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Giltwood

19th Century French Carved Louis XVI Bergere in Yellow Velvet Upholstery
Located in Sofia, BG
19th century bergere in yellow velvet and carved frame in Louis XVI style. France, circa 1880 Perfect condition.
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Antique Late 19th Century French Louis XVI Bergere Chairs

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Velvet

Pair of 19th Century Painted Rose Carved Louis XVI Style Side Chairs
Located in Brea, CA
Beautiful pair of chairs with intricate carved rose swag details has been painted in our antique French grey wash, with subtle distress, and finished with our antique patina. Rose de...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Side Chairs

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Wood, Linen, Upholstery

Fine 19th Century French Louis XVI Carved and Gilt Mirror
Located in Dallas, TX
A fine 19th century gilt carved Louis XVI mantle mirror.
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Antique Late 19th Century French Louis XVI Wall Mirrors

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Giltwood

Louis XVI Style Gilt Wood Carved Mirror
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Beautiful carved Louis XVI gilt wood mirror in very good original condition.
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Late 20th Century Wall Mirrors

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Mirror, Wood

  • Louis XVI Style Gilt Wood Carved Mirror
  • Louis XVI Style Gilt Wood Carved Mirror
  • Louis XVI Style Gilt Wood Carved Mirror
  • Louis XVI Style Gilt Wood Carved Mirror
H 48 in. W 28.5 in. D 2 in.
French Louis XVI Carved Oak Over-Mantel Mirror
Located in Baton Rouge, LA
This large and well-carved Louis XVI-style oak overmantel mirror is from France, circa 1880s. Incredibly, this piece still retains the original mirror plate which displays nice foxing.
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Mantel Mirrors and Fireplace Mirrors

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Mercury Glass, Oak

Carved Walnut Louis XVI Style Chair
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Elegant hand carved Louis XVI style chair in walnut. The Classic style frame with carve detail on arms and legs, covered in a silk velvet and brocade stripe. The fabric is in excelle...
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Early 20th Century European Louis XVI Bergere Chairs

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Walnut

  • Carved Walnut Louis XVI Style Chair
  • Carved Walnut Louis XVI Style Chair
  • Carved Walnut Louis XVI Style Chair
  • Carved Walnut Louis XVI Style Chair
H 35 in. W 24.5 in. D 24 in.
Carved and Gilt Louis XVI Style Mirror
Located in Vancouver, British Columbia
Highly-detailed gilt carved Louis XVI style mirror, the arched top with finely-carved ribbons and swags, the sides and bottom of the frame with reeded classical details. Antiqued 'ha...
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Mid-20th Century French Louis XV Mantel Mirrors and Fireplace Mirrors

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Wood, Giltwood

Pair of 1920s Louis XVI French Carved Wood Gilt Armchairs
Located in Tarrytown, NY
Pair of 1920s French gilt wood hand carved Louis XVI armchairs. Needs reupholstering. Purchased from a 15 million dollar Southampton home.
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Vintage 1920s Armchairs

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Wood

Hand Carved Gilt Wood French Louis XVI Style Coffee Table with Marble Top
By La Maison London
Located in London, GB
A beautifully crafted, hand carved Louis XVI style coffee table featuring fine detailing. Finished in an antiqued, hand gilded patina with a beveled Carrara marble top. Other sizes a...
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2010s British Louis XVI Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Marble

French Louis XVI Style Pair of Grey Painted Armchairs in Pink Ikat Fabric
Located in South Hamilton, MA
Pair of Grey painted and carved Louis XVI style small armchairs. Perfect for a little girls' room or bedroom. Newly professionally upholstered in pink IKat fabric.
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Vintage 1940s American Louis XVI Armchairs

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Wood

18th Century Louis XVI, French Flower Wall Half Relief, Gilded Wood Decor
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
An antique hand carved Louis XVI flower arrangement made of wood, painted and gilded in an oval shape, half relief. The French wall décor is in good condition. Wear consistent with a...
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Antique Early 18th Century French Louis XVI Decorative Art

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Wood

17th Century Louis XVI Limestone Mantel with Trumeau
Located in Dallas, TX
A spectacular hand-carved Louis XVI limestone fireplace with fluted border carved on the Trumeau. The pure white soft limestone is a great indicator that the stone came from the earl...
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Antique 17th Century French Louis XVI Fireplaces and Mantels

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Limestone

19th Century Louis XVI Carrara Marble French Fireplace
Located in London, GB
A very finely carved Louis XVI fireplace is softly veined Carrara marble. The moulded shelf sits above a beautifully carved frieze, depicting a bound quiver and sprigs of laurel. Thi...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Louis XVI Fireplaces and Mantels

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Carrara Marble

Antique Louis XVI Style Carved Settee with Roses and Linen Upholstery
Located in Brea, CA
Beautiful Carved Louis XVI style settee Upholstered in 100% pure organic Irish linen, and painted in our oyster white finish, with subtle antique distressed finish. Solid and sturdy...
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Antique 19th Century Settees

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Linen, Wood

Pair of 18th Century Louis XVI Carved and Painted Armchairs
Located in Pasadena, CA
A pair of French late 18th century carved Louis XVI open armchairs. Each fauteuil with padded back with arched crest rail flanked by fluted columnar stiles with foliate finials, join...
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Antique 18th Century French Louis XVI Armchairs

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Wood

Pair of Late 19th Century French Louis XVI Style Hand Carved Walnut Opera Chairs
Located in Fayetteville, AR
This pair of late nineteenth century French opera chairs is constructed of solid walnut and features hand carved Louis XVI style knotted ribbons at the top of the seatbacks. The ladd...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Louis XVI Side Chairs

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Upholstery, Walnut

Pair of Mid-Century French Louis XVI Carved Giltwood Beveled Oval Wall Mirrors
Located in Dallas, TX
Place these elegant antique mirrors over a pair of consoles or chests! Crafted in France circa 1950 and oval in shape, each wall mirror dressed a beveled glass, features the traditio...
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Mid-20th Century French Louis XVI Wall Mirrors

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Glass, Giltwood

Pair of French Louis XVI Style Silver Leaf Metallic Armchairs
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Dazzling pair of French armchairs featuring carved Louis XVI style frames that have been painstakingly silver leaf finished by hand. The frames have been upholstered with a matching ...
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20th Century French Louis XVI Armchairs

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Silver Leaf, Brass

Custom Carved French Style Oversized Salon Chair
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Large oval form Bergere in natural tone wood with carved Louis XVI details of acanthus leaves on the arms, floral crest and fluted legs. Upholstered in complimentary contemporary cut...
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20th Century Louis XVI Bergere Chairs

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Wood

French Louis XVI Late 18th Century Giltwood Mirror with Liberal Arts Motifs
Located in Atlanta, GA
This French carved Louis XVI period late 18th century giltwood mirror features an exquisite pierced and carved crest made of various motifs such as a lute, acorn, arrows, flowers, a ...
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Antique Late 18th Century French Louis XVI Wall Mirrors

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Mirror, Giltwood

Louis XVI Carved Gilt Mirror
Located in Westwood, NJ
French Louis XVI carved giltwood courting mirror with carved birds and flowers, and bellflowers.      
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Antique 1790s French Louis XVI Wall Mirrors

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Wood

  • Louis XVI Carved Gilt Mirror
  • Louis XVI Carved Gilt Mirror
  • Louis XVI Carved Gilt Mirror
  • Louis XVI Carved Gilt Mirror
H 47.5 in. W 28.5 in. D 2 in.
French Louis XVI Style Carved Wood Bed
Located in Dallas, TX
A French Louis XVI style bed in carved beechwood with a walnut finish is from the early 20th century. It is called a lit en bateau in French due to it shape, curving out on both the ...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Louis XVI Beds and Bed Frames

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Beech

  • French Louis XVI Style Carved Wood Bed
  • French Louis XVI Style Carved Wood Bed
  • French Louis XVI Style Carved Wood Bed
  • French Louis XVI Style Carved Wood Bed
H 45.5 in. W 64.25 in. D 90.5 in.
Louis XVI Style Wooden Carved Fireplace Mantel
Located in Vulpellac, Girona
18th Century hand carved wooden fireplace mantel that will bring a cozy ambiance to your sitting room.  
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Antique 18th Century Spanish Louis XVI Fireplaces and Mantels

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Wood

  • Louis XVI Style Wooden Carved Fireplace Mantel
  • Louis XVI Style Wooden Carved Fireplace Mantel
  • Louis XVI Style Wooden Carved Fireplace Mantel
  • Louis XVI Style Wooden Carved Fireplace Mantel
H 49.22 in. W 78.75 in. D 13 in.
Louis XVI Style Carved Side Table
Located in Los Angeles, CA
An extraordinary English small commode hand-crafted out of mahogany wood, is in great condition and has been professionally restored by our craftsmen. The side table has been newly r...
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Vintage 1950s French Louis XVI Side Tables

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Brass

  • Louis XVI Style Carved Side Table
  • Louis XVI Style Carved Side Table
  • Louis XVI Style Carved Side Table
  • Louis XVI Style Carved Side Table
H 27 in. W 24 in. D 18 in.
Louis XVI Period Carved Wood Overdoor
Located in Vista, CA
Louis XVI period carved wood overdoor.
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Antique Late 18th Century French Louis XVI Architectural Elements

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Giltwood

  • Louis XVI Period Carved Wood Overdoor
  • Louis XVI Period Carved Wood Overdoor
  • Louis XVI Period Carved Wood Overdoor
  • Louis XVI Period Carved Wood Overdoor
H 31 in. W 41 in. D 2 in.
French Louis XVI Carved Console
Located in Dallas, TX
Fine quality 19th century French marble-top console table with a carved and pierce apron draped with festoon swags. The entire on classic Louis XVI fluted legs accented with garland ...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Louis XVI Console Tables

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Wood

French Louis XVI Carved Console
H 36 in. W 41 in. D 18.5 in.
19th Century French Louis XVI Carved Pedestal
Located in Dallas, TX
19th Century French Louis XVI carved pedestal is the most exquisite way to display your prized sculpture, vase or objet d'art! Hand-crafted exclusively from old-growth quarter-sawn o...
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Antique 1880s French Louis XVI Pedestals and Columns

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Oak

Louis XVI Carved Walnut Display Cabinet, c1780
Located in valatie, NY
This handsome French display cabinet is made of carved walnut. It has a single drawer and a scalloped and carved apron. The four paned glass door opens and latches with a grasping fi...
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Antique Late 18th Century French Louis XVI Cabinets

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Walnut

  • Louis XVI Carved Walnut Display Cabinet, c1780
  • Louis XVI Carved Walnut Display Cabinet, c1780
  • Louis XVI Carved Walnut Display Cabinet, c1780
  • Louis XVI Carved Walnut Display Cabinet, c1780
H 36 in. W 26.75 in. D 14.25 in.
19th Century Carved Table Vitrine in the Louis XVI Manner by Beurdeley
By Alfred Emmanuel Louis Beurdeley
Located in London, GB
A Tour de Force table Vitrine in the Louis XVI Manner by Alfred-Emmanuel-Louis Beurdeley, of Paris Of free-standing form, constructed in a finely patinated fruit wood, adorned with ...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Louis XVI Vitrines

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Wood

Antique Country French Louis XVI Carved Mirror
Located in Dallas, TX
Antique Country French Louis XVI Carved Mirror features a splendid frame hand-sculpted from solid old-growth oak in an amazing rendition of naturalistic beauty! The double-arched cro...
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Early 20th Century French Louis XVI Pier Mirrors and Console Mirrors

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Mirror, Oak

French Louis XVI Style Carved and Painted Settees
Located in Dallas, TX
Great pair of French Louis XVI style carved and painted settees. Upholstered in a beautiful creme and gold silk damask fabric. Very fine carvings and patina on these. Extremely elega...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Settees

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Wood, Silk

French Louis XVI Style Carved and Bleached Benches
Located in Dallas, TX
Stylish French Louis XVI style carved and bleached benches. Upholstered in a creme colored linen like fabric. A great choice for a variety of decors! Note: Price listed is per item.
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21st Century and Contemporary French Louis XVI Benches

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Wood, Upholstery

French Louis XVI Period Carved Wood "Marquise" Armchair
Located in Madrid, ES
"Marquise" armchair with flat back, Louis XVI period, in original hand-carved beech decorated with frame of ribbon rods, piastres, sinuous acanthus leaves. Conical and striated feet....
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Antique Early 19th Century French Louis XVI Armchairs

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Leather, Beech

Beautiful Carved Giltwood Louis XVI Style Lyre Barometer
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Beautiful carved giltwood Louis XVI style Lyre Barometer, with center dial with French inscriptions, the lower part fitted with glass thermometer.
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Early 20th Century European Louis XVI Scientific Instruments

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Glass, Giltwood

Louis XVI Period Carved Parcel Giltwood Mirror
Located in Montreal, QC
Louis XVI period carved painted and parcel giltwood wall mirror with pediment centered by urn and cascading flowers.
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Antique Late 18th Century French Louis XVI Wall Mirrors

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Mirror, Giltwood

French Louis XVI Style Carved and Painted Bench
Located in Dallas, TX
Lovely French Louis XVI style carved and painted bench. Pretty carving and upholstered in a pink velvet fabric. Great for a ladies dressing room!
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Antique Late 19th Century French Louis XVI Benches

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Upholstery, Wood

Louis XVI Carved Wood Console Table
Located in Vista, CA
A beautiful Louis XVI style carved wood console table with marble top, circa 1880. The marble top has a chip located on the hind top right corner (see picture) and a small paint chip...
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Antique 1880s European Louis XVI Console Tables

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Wood

  • Louis XVI Carved Wood Console Table
  • Louis XVI Carved Wood Console Table
  • Louis XVI Carved Wood Console Table
  • Louis XVI Carved Wood Console Table
H 35 in. W 41 in. D 21 in.
Pair of Painted Italian Louis XVI Carved Armchairs
Located in Wallkill, NY
The structure is made out of carved wood enhanced with floral detailing at the top and Greek Key motif at the base of the seat. Striped crushed fabric, in the Italian Louis XVI neocl...
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Vintage 1920s Louis XVI Chairs

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Wood

Louis XVI Style Carved Giltwood Cheval Mirror
Located in New York, NY
French Louis XVI-style (19th Century) giltwood cheval mirror with finials and a carved crest.
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Floor Mirrors and Full-Length Mirrors

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Mirror, Giltwood

  • Louis XVI Style Carved Giltwood Cheval Mirror
  • Louis XVI Style Carved Giltwood Cheval Mirror
  • Louis XVI Style Carved Giltwood Cheval Mirror
  • Louis XVI Style Carved Giltwood Cheval Mirror
H 77 in. W 33.5 in. D 26.5 in.
French Louis XVI Style Carved Wood Pedestal
Located in Dallas, TX
A French Louis XVI style carved wood pedestal with a faux marble and gilded finish
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Early 20th Century French Louis XVI Pedestals and Columns

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Wood

French Louis XVI Carved Giltwood Mercury Barometer
Located in Norwich, GB
Louis XVI carved giltwood and painted mercury wheel barometer. Eight inch circular painted wood register dial with central rosette within the scale calibrated from 27-28-29 and ...
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Antique 1780s French Louis XVI Wall Clocks

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Giltwood

Louis XVI Carved Walnut Bergère
Located in Vista, CA
A Louis XVI carved walnut Bergère, late 18th century, Georges Jacob (1739-1814, maître in 1765), stamped, arched crest rail, lobed finials, padded arms, fluted and reeded uprights, b...
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Antique Late 18th Century French Bergere Chairs

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Fabric, Walnut

  • Louis XVI Carved Walnut Bergère
  • Louis XVI Carved Walnut Bergère
  • Louis XVI Carved Walnut Bergère
  • Louis XVI Carved Walnut Bergère
H 25 in. W 37 in. D 21 in.
19th Century French Louis XVI Style Carved Bergère
Located in Dallas, TX
Very fine 19th century French Louis XVI carved bergère. Recently upholstered in a pretty green damask fabric with coordinating fabric on the back. A lovely stylish chair!
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Bergere Chairs

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Fabric, Wood

French Louis XVI Style Carved Giltwood Table, 1920s
Located in Brighton, Sussex
A good quality early 20th century carved giltwood occasional table, having an inset silk panel with glass top. A carved frieze with garlands of flowers, egg and dart molding, raised ...
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Early 20th Century French Louis XVI End Tables

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Giltwood

  • French Louis XVI Style Carved Giltwood Table, 1920s
  • French Louis XVI Style Carved Giltwood Table, 1920s
  • French Louis XVI Style Carved Giltwood Table, 1920s
  • French Louis XVI Style Carved Giltwood Table, 1920s
H 29.53 in. W 28.75 in. D 19.3 in.
Louis XVI Carved Gilded Mirror, circa 1770, France
By Schumacher
Located in New York, NY
Louis XVI Carved Gilded Mirror, circa 1770, France. Since Schumacher was founded in 1889, our family-owned company has been synonymous with style, taste, and innovation. A passion f...
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Antique 18th Century French Louis XVI Wall Mirrors

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Gold

Carved French Louis XVI Style White Marble Fireplace
Located in London, GB
A French Louis XVI style pure white marble fireplace. The shaped frieze with carved garland and ribbon centre with trailing leaves and beading either side, the jambs with carved acan...
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20th Century French Louis XVI Architectural Elements

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Marble

Bed Carved Painted Old White Susani Upholstered Louis XVI King
Located in Eversholt, Bedfordshire
Louis XVI, carved & painted, double bed upholstered with susani, woven textile with flowers & lovebirds & custom made bedspread, sold with custom made box spring mattress base and ki...
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Antique 1790s French Louis XVI Beds and Bed Frames

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Textile, Paint

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Carved Louis Xvi For Sale on 1stDibs

Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more with respect to the carved louis xvi you’re looking for at 1stDibs. Each carved louis xvi for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using wood, fabric and stone. There are 3746 variations of the antique or vintage carved louis xvi you’re looking for, while we also have 57 modern editions of this piece to choose from as well. Whether you’re looking for an older or newer carved louis xvi, there are earlier versions available from the 18th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 21st Century. A carved louis xvi made by Louis XVI designers — as well as those associated with Neoclassical — is very popular. La Maison London, Maison Jansen and Stephen Cavallo each produced at least one beautiful carved louis xvi that is worth considering.

How Much is a Carved Louis Xvi?

Prices for a carved louis xvi can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, they begin at $90 and can go as high as $226,450, while the average can fetch as much as $4,178.

A Close Look at Louis XVI Furniture

Reflecting the final era of royal opulence before the upheaval of the French Revolution, antique Louis XVI furniture features more angular shapes than the Rococo curves of the Louis XV style, harkening back to the imposing grandeur of Louis XIV.

Dating between 1750 and 1800, an era that overlapped with the last king of France whose reign was cut short by the guillotine, Louis XVI furniture, known as the goût grec, is emblematic of the neoclassical revision that French furniture underwent during the second half of the 18th century.

Authentic Louis XVI furniture characteristics include clean lines and carved details such as scrolls and acanthus flourishes that were inspired by ancient Greece and Rome. This was informed by a burgeoning interest in antiquity in the 18th century, owing to new archaeological excavations at sites including Pompeii and Herculaneum. It largely eclipsed the more East Asian–influenced ornamentation of Louis XV for something more geometric and symmetrical.

The Louis XVI style was defined by what was being created for the palatial rooms at Versailles and Fontainebleau, particularly for the queen, with cabinetmaker Jean-Henri Riesener being a favorite of Marie-Antoinette’s for his luxurious pieces accented with gilded bronze and marquetry. Furniture maker Jean-Baptiste-Claude Sené was also a major designer of the period, with his pieces for the royal residences adorned with giltwood and neoclassical touches like tapered columns for chair legs and laurel leaf carvings. Cabinetmaker Adam Weisweiler occasionally incorporated into his furniture porcelain panels produced by Sèvres, a popular manufacturer of European ceramics that served the crown with serveware, vases and other decorative objects.

Find a collection of antique Louis XVI seating, tables, cabinets and other furniture on 1stDibs.