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Antique French Gilded Louis XV Style Settee

About

Intricate carved details and distinguished gilding add to this 19th c French settee and still in it's original Aubusson style fabric. From two feet away, you'd never know it wasn't the real deal but, upon very close examination you realize that this is some of the most extraordinary antique fabric you've ever seen. "Aubusson" actually refers to a town by the same name in France, the original center of production of tapestry and tapestry-weave carpets and wall embellishments since the mid 17th century. Today, "Aubusson" products are also manufactured outside of the french town. These Aubusson products are among the most highly desired, the most luxurious pieces one can adorn their home with. Decorators and designers often choose Aubusson pillows because they add a rich texture and incredible detail. Colors are often bright and vibrant. Wool yarns and silk yarns are used to create these stunning works of art. These products are usually more expensive due to the amount of intricate work and detail needed to create each piece.

Details

  • Materials and techniques
  • Condition
    Fair. Original & in need of some restoration however, we are offering it as shown. My in-house staff can restore this or most anything else to whichever degree you choose..
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Minor structural damages. Minor fading.
  • Dimensions

    H 45.75 in. x W 64.75 in. x D 34 in.

    H 116.21 cm x W 164.47 cm x D 86.36 cm

  • Seat height
    17.5 in. (44.45 cm)
  • Seller location
    Chicago, IL
  • Seller reference number
    jrc1031a
  • Reference number
    U12081782433709

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    This item can be returned within 7 days of delivery.

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