Early 20th Century Pair of Painted and Parcel Gilt Bugatti Armchairs

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This spectacular pair of Bugatti Egyptian Revival armchairs have outscrolling ebonized arms attaching to ebonized and gilt winged Sphinx heads, supported by a frame suggesting zebra stripping with legs terminating in black hoof feet, circa 1920.

Details

  • Period
    Early 20th Century
  • Materials and Techniques
    Woodwork   Hardwood
    Ebonized
    Gilt
    Painted
  • Condition
    Good. Upholstery shows signs of cracking. The chairs were classified as 'by and documented'. Churchill Galleries however, remains neutral in documentation. The chairs are pure and absolute examples of Bugatti's workshop-Carlos Bugatti; possibly Rembrant..
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor fading.
  • Dimensions
    42 in. H x 27 in. W x 28 in. D
    107 cm H x 69 cm W x 71 cm D
  • Seat Height
    20 in. (51 cm)
  • Seller Location
    WEST PALM BEACH, FL
  • Number of Items
    2
  • Reference Number
    LU220436843083
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