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


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.


  • Period
  • Materials and techniques
  • 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

    H 42 in. x W 27 in. x D 28 in.

    H 106.68 cm x W 68.58 cm x D 71.12 cm

  • Seat height
    20 in. (50.8 cm)
  • Seller location
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Reference number

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Carlo Bugatti 1900s Chair

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Carlo Bugatti
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Carlo Bugatti's chair. Wood, copper, parchment, pewter, silk, bone. Hand-painted parchment-. circa 1900.

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