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Pair of French Louis XVI Period Fauteuils or Armchairs

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A stunning pair of French Louis XVI style painted armchairs or fauteuils with "caps de gendarmes" detailing, tapered fluted legs, and having lovely French black and white re-editioned toile upholstery with gimp trim. The toile pattern, America Paying Homage to France (L'Homage d'Amérique à la France), was originally designed by Jean-Baptiste Huet (c. 1783-1789).

Details

  • Materials and techniques
  • Condition
    Good. Chair frames have been repainted with milk paint and restored in France to be very solid. Paint shows minot wear consistent with age and use. Toile fabric is fairly recent..
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 35 in. x W 22 in. x D 23 in.

    H 88.9 cm x W 55.88 cm x D 58.42 cm

  • Seat height
    16 in. (40.64 cm)
  • Seller location
    Pembroke, MA
  • Seller reference number
    #3980
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Reference number
    LU83857784753

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