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Pair of 18th Century French Armchairs “a La Reine”

France  –  Circa 1770

Dimensions:
36 in.H x 27 in.W x 24 in.D
91 cmHx69 cmWx61 cmD
Seat Height
1 in. (3 cm)

SKU: 1877 Category: Tags: , , ,

Gorgeous pair of French Regence style armchairs entirely wood pegged, legs included. Nice carving of a shell shaped decor surrounded by acanthus leaves on crest rail, cincture and legs. Large flat back called “a la Reine” and stepped back armrests for convenience as women were wearing large dresses at the time. Resting on cabriole legs joined by an X-shaped stretcher and ending by scrolled feet.

DETAILS:

Of the Period: Régence
Place of Origin: France
Date of Manufacture: 1770
Period: Late 18th Century
Materials and Techniques: Hand-Carved Chestnut
Condition: Excellent
Wear: Wear consistent with age and use
Dimensions:
36 in.H x 27 in.W x 24 in.D
91 cmHx69 cmWx61 cmD
Seat Height
1 in. (3 cm)