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French Prie Dieu Metamorphic Chair, 19th Century



A French metamorphic "Prie Dieu" ladder-back chair in fruitwood with rush seat, useful as a valet chair. Brass name plate.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 36 in. (91.44 cm)Width: 19 in. (48.26 cm)Depth: 18 in. (45.72 cm)Seat Height: 17 in. (43.18 cm)
  • Style
    French Provincial (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Doylestown, PA
  • Reference Number
    Seller: jb prie dieu chair1stDibs: LU837018698402

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    Ships From: Doylestown, PA
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