Pair of 18th Century Louis XVI Chairs

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Very fine pair of 18th Century French Louis XVI armchairs, the oval backs having foliate carved crests, over scrolled arms, over bow fronted seat, the rails with foliate and rope twist carving, standing on turned, fluted and stop fluted legs standing on turned turnip feet, retaining mostly original paint and with original needlework upholstery intact. Good, generous proportions and very serviceable.
Details
Of the Period
Louis XVI
Place of Origin
France
Date of Manufacture
Circa 1770
Period
18th Century and Earlier
Materials and Techniques
needlework
painted beechwood
Other Characteristics
painted beechwood, needlework
Condition
Good. Wear to needlework seat.
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use
Dealer Location
New York, NY
Number of Items
2
Reference Number
12120379833230
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