Italian Rococo Genoese Fauteuil

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An exceptional Genoese hand-carved, painted and gilt decorated 'fauteuil' armchair made during the reign of Louis XV of France; and thereby strongly influenced. Scroll footed, with a pierced-carved seat front apron; the surface condition of its original paint and gilding is highly attractive, desirable, and preferable to over-restored 'en peinte' furniture.


  • Of the Period
  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    Mid-18th Century
  • Period
    18th Century and Earlier
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Condition
    Distressed. Fine sturdy antique condition with exceptionally attractive remains of its original painted and gilded surface. Silk damask upholstery is frayed and needing replacement..
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Minor fading.
  • Dimensions
    36.5 in. H x 26.5 in. W x 23 in. D
    93 cm H x 67 cm W x 58 cm D
  • Seat Height
    17 in. (43 cm)
  • Seller Location
    Woodbury, CT
  • Number of Items
  • Reference Number
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