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Description

French, 19th century. Two matching Louis XVI style armchairs with carved gilt wood frames with reed and ribbon detail. Armchairs and seat cushions upholsered in cream colored damask fabric with Neoclassical urn and floral winged gryphon motif. Chairs raised on four fluted tapered legs. Height 44 inches, width (across arms) 27.25 inches, depth 23.5 inches. Seat to floor (including cushion) 19 inches. According to the consignor, purchased from Tom Haynes Antiques in Atlanta, Georgia in May of 1991. Chairs upholstered by Clarence House in the early 1990s. Provenance: From the Estate of Mr. Thomas V. and Mrs. Marie B. Patton, Atlanta, Georgia.

Condition

The wooden frame of the armchairs have some gilt loss and minor wood splitting. They are structurally sound and not loose. The upholstery is in good condition with minor wear from light use.

Buyer's Premium

  • 21%

Pair of Louis XVI Style Carved Armchairs

Estimate $2,000 - $3,000Jan 04, 2014
Starting Bid $1,000