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French 19th Century Louis XVI Bergere "En Confessionnal"


Antque Bergere in beechwood richly carved with typical Louis XVI motives such as acanthus leaves ,piastres ribbons on all wooden parts. Flat back "a la reine" with the usual Knot at the crest. Rest on four rare and beautifully carved helicoidal feet. The chair is dressed by a silk Damask with a white design on a crushed strawberry color background. It covers all sides and is in excellent condition.


  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor fading.
  • Dimensions

    H 43 in. x W 27 in. x D 24 in.

    H 109.22 cm x W 68.58 cm x D 60.96 cm

  • Seat height
    16.5 in. (41.91 cm)
  • Seller location
    Charleston, SC
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