Important Italian Baroque Style Walnut Open Armchair

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An important Italian Baroque style walnut open armchair from the Venetian workshop of Valentino Panciera Besarel and in the manner of Andrea Brustolon. The chair with arched fully upholstered back and seat supported by hand-carved frame with symmetrical blackamoors in costume: the naturalistic figures standing contrapposto on stepped bases, its vertical supports holding arm rests terminating in acanthus leaf carving. The upper part of the arm with putti reclining on draped fabric with rocaille motifs. The cabriole legs formed by stylized dolphins resting on pads, its four legs joined by arched X-shaped stretcher surmounted by finials. Chair is upholstered in a silk cut velvet fabric with nailhead trim. (July 29, 1829-December 11, 1902) (July 20, 1662-October 25, 1732).
Details
Creator
Valentino Panciera Besarel (Workshop/Studio)
In the Style Of
Baroque
Place of Origin
Italy
Date of Manufacture
1860
Period
1860-1869
Materials and Techniques
Carved   Wood
Velvet
Condition
Good
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use
Dimensions
58 in. H x 31 in. W x 32 in. D
147 cm H x 79 cm W x 81 cm D
Seat Height
21 in. (53 cm)
Dealer Location
New York, NY
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU82486660483
Address
David Duncan Antiques
247 E 60th St.
New York NY 10022
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