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19th Century Louis XV Style Giltwood Open Armchair

France  –  Circa 1870

HEIGHT: 43 in. (109 cm)
WIDTH: 28 in. (71 cm)
DEPTH: 24 in. (61 cm)

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Fine large, elegant and comfortable Armchair, “Fauteuil”, in walnut with its original water gilding made during Napoleon III time. The all frame has been hand-carved with acanthus leaves and little flowers. Beautiful armrest movement in front called “coup de fouet” providing even more generous seating and also showing the talent of the cabinet maker. Rests on four cabriole legs. Old good tapestry, entirely tackled with no tear or split.
IN THE STYLE OF: Louis XV
PLACE OF ORIGIN: France
DATE OF MANUFACTURE: 1870
PERIOD: Late 19th Century
MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES: Giltwood
CONDITION: Good. There is a cigarette burn in the fabric on the seat.
WEAR: Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Minor fading.
HEIGHT: 43 in. (109 cm)
WIDTH: 28 in. (71 cm)
DEPTH: 24 in. (61 cm)