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19th Century Italian Sicilian Armchair and Footrest Lacquer Gilding Red Velvet

$741.92Asking Price


Antique Italian armchair from Sicily with footrest, a Louis Philippe poplar armchair dating back to the last quarter of 19th century, with a dark lacquer wooden frame decorated with an elegant vegetal gilded motif and gilded profiles. Elegant upholstered arms decorated by fringes. Curved legs ending with working brass castors. it comes from a private house in Milan and it is upholstered with red velvet. The back is lacquered. MATCHING SOFA, SEATING AVAILABLE. Fair padding with a comfortable seating, but distressed upholstery, this antique Sicilian armchair shows signs and wear consistent with age and use, with minor gilding wear and losses. See closed-up details. Matching footrest included. The beautifully curved silhouette and the great patina make this Italian 19th century armchair an excellent choice for any living room. This artwork is shipped from Italy. Under existing legislation, any artwork in Italy created over 70 years ago requires a governative licence for export called Belle Arti. The shipping may require additional 6-8 handling weeks to require and get the licence according to the final destination of the artwork.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 40.16 in. (102 cm)Width: 28.35 in. (72 cm)Depth: 37.41 in. (95 cm)Seat Height: 17.72 in. (45 cm)
  • Style
    Louis Philippe (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1870
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Milan, IT
  • Reference Number
    Seller: A5321stDibs: LU2160314174822

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    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Milan, Italy
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 1 day of delivery.

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