• Item: Settle
• Circa: 1850
• Period: 2nd Empire
• Wood: Chestnut
• 5ft 10⅞” wide
• Provenance: Brittany, northern France
• Provincial design
• Open fruitwood spindle back
• Shaped moulded Arcadian frame
• Down-swept arms
• Enlarged arm supports
• 3 plank seat
• Shaped moulded front legs
• Straight legs to rear
• Twin moulded stretchers
• Pegged construction
• Ideal for the kitchen or hallway
• Excellent original polish & patination
• Stunning quality
• Free delivery to England, Wales & southern Scotland*
• 14 day free UK Returns Policy
Here is an extremely pretty and unusual antique French provincial chestnut hall settle / bench, measuring 5ft 10⅞” wide, circa 1850, in good original condition, which originated from the provinces of Brittany in northern France. Featuring arched finials above a bank of miniaturised fine fruitwood ring turned spindles, incorporating four shaped moulded open Arcadian panels, secured by down swept arms, raised on enlarged supports. The seat incorporates three planks above a shaped apron with repeating designs, secured by shaped legs to front, straight legs to the rear; all of which are united by twin moulded stretches for added stability. The seat is solid and comfortable to sit on. The frame is constructed using the traditional wooden peg method.
The settle features a rich warm brown chestnut colour. As it boasts the original polish, it has a fantastic colour and patination; this can only be achieved through age and years of care and cleaning it has received.
This item would look superb in a variety of rooms from the hallway to the kitchen. It would certainly grace any home and is a great investment, as it is extremely functional. So don’t miss out on your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture.
The item is in good condition, which is commensurate with its age. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges but nothing significant considering the age of the item. The back and arms of the settle are firm. As the settle boasts the original polish, it has a fantastic colour and patination; this can only be achieved through age and the years of care and cleaning they have received. This item is solid in joint and ready to use.
External Height = 97.4cm or 38⅜” or 3ft 2⅜”
External Width = 180cm or 70⅞” or 5ft 10⅞”
External Depth = 41cm or 16⅛” or 1ft 4⅛”
Seat Height = 45.1cm or 17¾” or 1ft 5¾”
Seat Width = 159.3cm or 62⅝” or 5ft 2⅝”
Seat Depth = 36.5cm or 14⅜” or 1ft 2⅜”
Arm Height = 68.4cm or 27” or 2ft 3”
Back Height = 52.3 cm or 20⅝” or 1ft 8⅝”
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Ref. Settle 48