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Italian Baroque Silver Mecca Giltwood Throne Armchair, Rome 17th Century

About the Item

This antique Italian Rococo 17th century throne armchair sourced in a palazzo in Rome, features swirls, curls and foliate motif richly hand carved throughout, the solid wood deeply carved and pierced boasts a super chic mecca gilding with silver leaf. The high backrest and the slightly curved armrests are beyond decorative with the important crest worked on top and its rocaille design. Overstuffed back and seat upholstered in mustard yellow velvet guarantee full comfort. Solid and sturdy, X stretcher solid wood connecting the cabriolet legs strengthen the seating stability. Elegant and large, this solid wood armchair with wide seat finished in mecca gilding is decorative and extremely scenographic, a wondeful addition to any room especially in a library, study or office as a luxurious desk chair. Perfect structural condition, very good antique condition considering age and use, wonderful original patina and mecca gilding. In our opinion some minor wear to the gilding do nothing but accentuates the solemn character of this antique piece of furniture, upon your request we can provide a conservative restoration service with a little extra. The velevet uphoster is in very good condition with only a minor wear on the right side of the seat as shown in the last photo. Measures: H. 126, W. 67, D. 51, Seat H. 46 cm.
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 49.61 in (126 cm)Width: 26.38 in (67 cm)Depth: 20.08 in (51 cm)Seat Height: 18.12 in (46 cm)
  • Style:
    Baroque (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques:
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    1650 circa
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location:
    Firenze, IT
  • Reference Number:
    Seller: Galleria Antonio Esposito di Chiara Esposito-Firenze1stDibs: LU950330493742
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