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French Second Empire Eagle Wing Carved and Bronze Mounted Mahogany Armchair

$1,950Asking Price


This elegant carved mahogany armchair resting on small casters dates to circa 1870 a time when Napoleon III was Emperor of the French. He adopted many of the stylistic elements first seen during his uncle's Napoleon I reign. The chair features beautiful recent beige velvet upholstery of seat and back in a neoclassical carved and bronze-mounted mahogany frame surmounted by two bronze laurel wreaths, the main feature being the armrests carved with wings of the imperial eagle.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 37.5 in. (95.25 cm)Width: 25.5 in. (64.77 cm)Depth: 21 in. (53.34 cm)Seat Height: 17 in. (43.18 cm)
  • Style
    Empire (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1870
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. The chair and cover is in very good condition.
  • Seller Location
    Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU2165311934273

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    Ships From: Ft. Lauderdale, FL
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    A return for this item may be initiated within 7 days of delivery.

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