1 of 11 images

French Louis XVI Period Sofa


An elegant neoclassical Louis XVI period sofa or canapé, with down-stuffed separate seat cushion, two small tasseled pillows, painted frame, and tapered fluted legs. Sofa has been mostly re-upholstered, with new trellice-patterned yellow fabric on the back and sides, and vintage damask on back and seat (newly down-stuffed seat cushion).


  • Period
  • Materials and techniques
  • Condition
    Good. Good overall, and structurally sound. Left front leg has an old repair where it was attached somewhat crooked, but it is solid. Both front legs partially missing corner-blocks on the sides..
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses.
  • Dimensions

    H 38.25 in. x W 68 in. x D 23 in.

    H 97.16 cm x W 172.72 cm x D 58.42 cm

  • Seat height
    19 in. (48.26 cm)
  • Seller location
    Pembroke, MA
  • Seller reference number
  • Reference number

Shipping, Returns & Payment

  • Online Payment Methods
    1stdibs accepts the following payment methods
  • Item Invoice
    Generate an invoice that you can customize and print.

About the Seller

Top Seller
1stdibs seller since 2007
Typical response time: 2 hrs
Located in Pembroke, MA
You may also contact the seller by phoneCall seller through 1stdibs
More From This Seller
French Louis XVI Style Giltwood Settee
French Settees
Gesso, Giltwood, Silk, Upholstery
French Louis XVI style giltwood settee with nice acanthus leaf and bead carved elements and rosettes on joints (Circa 1880). Relatively recent Italian silk upholstery with gimp trim.
French Highly-Carved Louis XVI Style Sofa
French Sofas
Upholstery, Wood
French carved wood sofa, with lovely rose and garland, acanthus, ribbon and other neoclassical detailing. Newly-upholstered in which muslin with separate seat cushion and four pillow...
French Regence Style Settee
French Settees
Fabric, Walnut
A nicely-carved French walnut settee or canapé with serpentine back, nicely-sculpted arms, seven legs (Regence style, circa 1870), upholstered in a Baroque style fabric with nail hea...
Italian Green and Gold Painted Settee
Italian Canapes
Gesso, Upholstery, Wood
A very stylish green and gold painted settee in the Rococo style, recently re-upholstered in muslin.
You May Also Like
Antique French Louis XVI Sofa
French Sofas
Fabric, Wood
Antique Louis XVI style bed used as sofa. Wooden and horsehair uprights, retouched in a beige geometric fabric. The two uprights are assembled with two carved wooden crosspieces,...

Louis XVI Jean-Baptiste Boulard Canapé

Louis XVI Jean-Baptiste Boulard Canapé
Jean-Baptiste Boulard
French Sofas
A three-seat canapé en peinte (settee in original paint) upholstered in yellow Scalamandre silk damask. Jean-Baptiste Boulard, born c.1725 - died 1789, received as a Master in 175...
French, 1860s Louis XV Style Upholstered Giltwo...
French Sofas
Cotton, Giltwood, Upholstery
A French Louis XV style giltwood petite upholstered sofa from the mid-19th century. This small size French canapé features a giltwood frame showing the typical curvy lines of the Lou...
1950s French Design Solid Oak Corner Sofa with ...
Guillerme et Chambron, Votre Maison, Guillerme and Chambron
French Sofas
Ceramic, Wool, Oak
Important 1950s corner sofa in carved solid oak, with tapered legs, aerial backs and original wool cushions (wear on one of the seats, the cushions of the backrests are removable), w...
Koala sofa by Elizabeth Garouste & Mattia Bonetti
Garouste and Bonetti
Sofa by Garouste & Bonetti, Koala design with signed BG bronze feet and alcantara cover, beautiful and rare wavy back
Louis XV Giltwood Canape a Oreilles
French Canapes
Beech, Giltwood
Made circa 1740, midway into the reign of Louis XV, a deep-seated luxuriously upholstered and extraordinarily comfortable specimen Canape a Oreilles. Its scrolling frame is carved wi...
French Louis XV Style Walnut Upholstered Canapé...
French Canapes
Upholstery, Walnut
A French, Louis XV style walnut canapé from the mid-19th century, with wraparound back, scrolled arms, cabriole legs and new beige upholstery. This French canapé features a delicate ...
Sofa Pool Modular Seating Landscape and Table L...
Luigi Colani, Rosenthal GmbH
German Sofas
Sofa "Pool modular seating landscape" and side table by Luigi Colani Rosenthal, Germany, 1970s Design: Luigi Colani (Germany/Italy, 1928), Manufacture: Rosenthal, Germany,...

Why Shop on 1stdibs?

Learn More

Only Vetted, Professional Sellers

Buyer Protection Guaranteed

Fully Insured Global Deliveries