Set of 4 French Napoleon III Ebonized Dining Chairs, c. 1870

Price: $5, 690.00
Product ID : SEA00086

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Overview

20" wide x 21" deep x 38" high.

A handsome and very comfortable set of four French dining chairs with upholstered back and seat. Ebonized frame has carved crest and apron, turned front legs with casters and turned back spindles. From the reign of Napoleon III, France, circa 1870.

Note: Ebonized frame has been restored, with joints tightened prior to re-upholstering with muslim. Seats have original eight-way, hand-tied spring construction.

Details

OF THE PERIOD
Napoleon III

PLACE OF ORIGIN
France

DATE OF MANUFACTURE
Circa 1870

PERIOD
Late 19th Century

MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES
Turned Upholstery, Ebonized Wood, Carved

CONDITION
Excellent. Restored and French polished, re-upholstered. Jute strapping replaced, original springs hand sewn to strapping and eight way hand tied. Fresh cotton batting over original horse hair and covered in muslin. Original burlap form preserved on seat back.

WEAR
Wear consistent with age and use.

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