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19th Century Set of Six Karl Johan Dining Chairs in Birch with Upholstered Seats

$5,450per set


From the reign of the French-born Swedish king, Karl Johan, a very lovely set of six dining chairs in birch with foliate carvings on crest and bottom back rail, with turned front legs and saber back legs and upholstered seat, Sweden, circa 1840. Measures: 17 3/4" wide x 17 1/2" deep x 35 3/4" high. 20" to crown of seat.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 35.75 in. (90.81 cm)Width: 17.75 in. (45.09 cm)Depth: 17.5 in. (44.45 cm)Seat Height: 20 in. (50.8 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 6
  • Style
    Karl Johan (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1840
  • Condition
    Refinished. Reupholstered. Wear consistent with age and use. Chairs are fully restored, French-polished and newly upholstered.
  • Seller Location
    Miami, FL
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU98816506913

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Located in Miami, FL

Launched in Miami in 1986, Bonnin Ashley Antiques specializes in 18th- and 19th-century European and American furniture and accessories, with a focus on the Empire, Biedermeier, Regency, Hepplewhite, Gustavian and Karl Johan styles. Their inventory, which also includes older pieces from the 16th and 17th centuries, as well as Asian ant...

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