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French Directoire Fauteuil or Armchair in Original Paint, circa 1795


A circa 1795 French Directoire fauteuil or armchair having original painted carved wood frame with rectangular upholstered back issuing acanthus and reeded arms with padded armrests ending in square rosette-in-lozenge terminals joining baluster turned arm supports connecting to D-shaped upholstered seat with rosette-in-lozenge front corner-blocks on turned front and swept rear supports.


  • Period
  • Condition
    Excellent. Original painted finish is stable with age distress. Presents beautifully..
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 34.25 in. x W 22.75 in. x D 18 in.

    H 87 cm x W 57.79 cm x D 45.72 cm

  • Seat height
    17 in. (43.18 cm)
  • Seller location
    Kinderhook, NY
  • Reference number

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