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Pair of Fine Quality Louis XVI Style Giltwood Armchairs


An elegant pair of 19th century French Louis XVI style giltwood armchairs or fauteuils. Nicely-carved guilloche patterning on the arms, terminating in scrolls with acanthus leaves. The backs and front seat rails are decorated with carved laurel leaves and berries in the neoclassical manner. The legs are fluted "en asperge" (stylized asparagus detailing), with rosettes on the joints. Vintage silk upholstery.


  • Materials and techniques
  • Condition
    Good. Good overall, with scattered minor chips, scrapes, wear, consistent with age and use. Structurally sound. Upholstery is vintage silk, which is not torn but contains stains, and we would recommend re-upholstering..
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses.
  • Dimensions

    H 40.25 in. x W 26.25 in. x D 25 in.

    H 102.24 cm x W 66.68 cm x D 63.5 cm

  • Seat height
    16.5 in. (41.91 cm)
  • Seller location
    Pembroke, MA
  • Seller reference number
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Reference number

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