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18th Century Louis XVI Painted Armchairs in Duchess de Rothschild Style


Very fine sophisticated Duchess Marguerite de Rothschild style pair of 18th century French Louis XVI armchairs-oval balloon backs with cane back and seat, scrolled arms, and fluted legs standing on turnip feet, retaining original faded white painted patina, giltwood and aqua blue trim making for a beautiful aged faded peeling painted patina for a sophisticated look as faded aristocracy! Nicely proportioned. Has two conforming shaped seat cushions, each with different cover. Create the perfect luxe environment in Rothschild style! S Provenance: Assembled from our Families Maryland Estate-The Edith Hale Harkness Estate The Harkness Family of Standard Oil is known as one of the most noted society philanthropic families in America, endowing the Harkness Ballet, Harkness Pavilion, Harkness Library, etc.


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  • Materials and techniques
  • Condition
    Distressed. the cane is in good condition with very slight loss, the original painted finish is beautifully faded with paint losses with a chic aged patina..
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor fading.
  • Dimensions

    H 35 in. x W 24 in. x D 17 in.

    H 88.9 cm x W 60.96 cm x D 43.18 cm

  • Seller location
    West Palm Beach, FL
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
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