Pair of Fine Quality Louis XVI Style Giltwood Armchairs

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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.
Details
In the Style Of
Louis XVI
Place of Origin
France
Date of Manufacture
circa 1890
Period
Late 19th Century
Materials and Techniques
Carved   Wood
Gilt
Upholstery
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
40.25 in. H x 26.25 in. W x 25 in. D
102 cm H x 67 cm W x 63 cm D
Seat Height
16.5 in. (42 cm)
Dealer Location
Pembroke, MA
Number of Items
2
Reference Number
LU83856129153
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