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Stunning Pair of Louis XVI Chairs Attributed to Jean-Baptiste Claude Sene, 1780


A very fine pair of Louis XVI chairs attributed to Jean Baptiste Claude Sene Parisian Master Carpenter circa 1780. Hand-carved in moulded and gilded wood, these chairs have a shield shaped back with a twisted and curved arm and arm rest cuffs that each sit on a neoclassical pillar. The combination dice are adorned with large acanthus carvings, the belt is d-shaped and heavily chamfered with a Greek neoclassical design, this all gracefully rests on fluted pillar legs. Newly upholstered in Paris Nobilis leopard print velvet.


  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 35.04 in. x W 22.05 in. x D 20.48 in.

    H 89 cm x W 56 cm x D 52 cm

  • Seat height
    16.54 in. (42 cm)
  • Seller location
    London, GB
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
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