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18th Century French Louis XIV Armchair

France  –  Circa 1740

DIMENSIONS:
44 in.H x 24 in.W x 27 in.D
112 cmH x 61 cmW x 69 cmD
SEAT HEIGHT
18 in. (46 cm)

A very comfortable large fauteuil made of solid walnut. Tall and slightly slanted backrest with its top in “chapeau de gendarme” form. Scrolled arms finishing in “bec de corbin” (billhead) and arched feet linked by crossbars and an “H” shaped stretcher called as “os de mouton” pattern. Great wood patina and upholstered in a light beige linen.
Sturdy frame and all pegged construction, can be a true resting seat or a desk chair.

OF THE PERIOD: Louis XIV
PLACE OF ORIGIN: France
DATE OF MANUFACTURE: 1740
PERIOD: 18th Century
MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES: Hand-Crafted Walnut
CONDITION: Excellent. European beetle holes.
WEAR: Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Minor fading.
DIMENSIONS:
44 in.H x 24 in.W x 27 in.D
112 cmH x 61 cmW x 69 cmD
SEAT HEIGHT
18 in. (46 cm)