Pair of French Louis XVI Period Fauteuils Armchairs

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A very unique and highly-decorative pair of Louis XVI period armchairs or Fauteuils, in natural fruitwood with lovely 18th century tapestry upholstery. One chair is stamped "J.Mercier" (Jean Mercier, master 1743 - Paris).

Details

  • Period
    Late 18th Century
  • Materials and Techniques
    Hand-Knotted   Wool
    Tapestry
    Beech
  • Condition
    Fair. Chairs show insect damage and have restorations consistent with age and use, but are in stable condition. The 18th tapestry fabric is highly-decorative but somewhat threadbare in places and should not be used everyday..
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Minor structural damages. Minor fading.
  • Dimensions
    36 in. H x 23.5 in. W x 25 in. D
    91 cm H x 60 cm W x 63 cm D
  • Seat Height
    17 in. (43 cm)
  • Dealer Location
    Pembroke, MA
  • Number of Items
    2
  • Reference Number
    LU83857787873
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2007

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Located in Pembroke, MA

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