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19th Century Italian Iron/Bronze Savonarola Dante Chair

$2,400

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19th century Italian iron/bronze Savonarola Dante chair. Stunning Italian, iron and bronze Savonarola Dante chair. The curving wrought iron X-frame is topped with ornate bronze finials flanking the backrest and the front on each arm. This impressive chair with it’s wonderful sculptural iron frame has an iconic profile. The seat, back and armrest were later renewed with thick black leather. A Dante chair, a heavier version of the X-form chair, does not fold. Savonarola derives from a chair found in the convent of San Marco in Florence that was used by the 15th century Italian Dominican priest, Girolamo Savonarola. The earliest images of these chairs can be found on ancient Roman coins. Condition is very good. Wear due to age and use. Measurements: H 37.5” x W 26.25” x D 23” Seat H 15” Weight: 45 lbs.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 37.5 in. (95.25 cm)Width: 26.25 in. (66.68 cm)Depth: 23. in. (58.42 cm)Seat Height: 15 in. (38.1 cm)
  • Style
    Classical Roman (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
    MetalworkBronze,MetalworkWrought Iron
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1890
  • Condition
    Reupholstered. Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Vero Beach, FL
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU3915321961612

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    Ships From: Vero Beach, FL
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 14 days of delivery.

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