Pair of French Empire Fauteuils, circa 1810

Price: $22, 500.00
Product ID : SEA00233

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Overview

An exquisite pair of Empire armchairs/ fauteuils in fine mahogany with bronze doré ormolu mounts decorating the upper crest and lower back splat, with rosettes & palmettes on legs terminating with sabots of lions' paws and caryatids of winged female figures as arm supports, France, circa 1810. These chairs are extremely well-crafted & were purchased by us directly from the family whose forebears had commissioned them around 1800. Restored in our workshop with French-polish finish.

Measurements: 26 1/2" wide x 27" deep x 39 1/4" high (Seat height: 18”)

Period: Empire

Place of Origin: France

Date of Manufacture: 1810

Period: Early 19th Century

Materials and Techniques: Polished mahogany, cast bronze d'ore (gilt) ormolu mounts, upholstery

Other Characteristics: French-polished mahogany, bronze d'ore ormolu mounts

Condition: Chairs are exquisite & in very good condition with several small pieces of the ormolu mounts missing: on the seat rail of one chair, & two additional small pieces are missing in the decorative palmettes. French-polish finish.

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