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Exquisite Pair of French Oval Back Painted Wood Upholstered Bergeres Chairs


A pair of French Louis XVI style oval back painted wood upholstered bergeres chairs from the 1920s-1930s. This pair of French bergeres chairs have an upholstered oval back topped with a rose and ribbon carving. The scrolled arms have partial upholstery and acanthus leaves motifs. The knees are decorated with rosettes and the skirt is adorned with a nicely carved molding. The chairs are raised on four tapered and fluted legs. The chairs have their old paint. The general color is more of a grey green with darker accents where the knuckles are, due to aging / use.


  • Materials and techniques
  • Condition
    Good. Good overall condition with aging and wear. There have been repairs, notably on the arms. Some losses to the old paint. Please look at the various photos..
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses.
  • Dimensions

    H 38.25 in. x W 24.5 in. x D 26 in.

    H 97.16 cm x W 62.23 cm x D 66.04 cm

  • Seat height
    18 in. (45.72 cm)
  • Seller location
    Atlanta, GA
  • Seller reference number
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Reference number

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