French Louis XVI Period Sofa

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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).
Details
Of the Period
Louis XVI
Place of Origin
France
Date of Manufacture
circa 1780
Period
18th Century
Materials and Techniques
Carved   Wood
Polychromed
Down
Upholstery
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
38.25 in. H x 68 in. W x 23 in. D
97 cm H x 173 cm W x 58 cm D
Seat Height
19 in. (48 cm)
Dealer Location
Pembroke, MA
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU83855948333
Contact The Seller
1stdibs seller since 2007
Located in Pembroke, MA

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