• Item: French ladder-back dining chair
• Provenance: France
• Circa: 1910
• Period: 3rd Republic
• Wood: Solid Oak
• Style: Louis XV Style
• Shaped top rail
• Wavy shaped ladder-back splats
• Removable rush seats
• Cabriole front legs
• Sabre rear legs
• Heavy / solid chair
• Excellent condition
• Original polish & patination
• Fantastic golden brown colour
• Free delivery to England, Wales and southern Scotland*
• Free 14-day UK returns policy
Here is an example of a superb antique French Louis XV style carved oak rush seated ladder-back dining chair of the 3rd Republic period, circa 1910, in excellent condition. Featuring a shaped top rail with two further wavy shaped rails below, in the form of a ladder back design within the shaped upright supports; the chair features a “drop-in” rush seat, which is in good condition. The seat is raised on fine cabriole legs to the front (which terminate on curled toecaps), with sabre legs to the rear. The chair is heavy in weight, which is a good sign of fine quality and it means it is sturdy.
The chair features a warm, golden brown colour. As it boasts the original polish, it has a lovely colour and patination; this can only be achieved through age and the years of care and cleaning it has received.
This chair would look superb in a variety of rooms, especially the kitchen or dining room. It would certainly grace any home in either a contemporary or traditional setting; it is a great investment, as it is an extremely functional item. So, don’t miss out on your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture.
This antique ladder-back dining chair is in excellent condition. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges but nothing significant considering the age of the item. The chair features a rush drop-in seat, which shows some signs of age and wear, but is perfectly in-keeping with the age of the chair; it is solid in joint and of good quality. The chair is heavy, which is a sign of good quality and ensures it is sturdy. The chair boasts the original polish, which ensures a fantastic patination and warm colour to the oak. The chair is solid in joint, does not wobble and is ready to use.
External Height = 92.4cm or 36⅜” or 3ft ⅜”
External Width = 45.5cm or 17⅞” or 1ft 5⅞”
External Depth = 47cm or 18½” or 1ft 6½”
Seat Height = 46.3cm or 18¼” or 1ft 6¼”
Seat Width = 42.2cm or 16⅝” or 1ft 4⅝”
Seat Depth = 36.5cm or 14⅜” or 1ft 2⅜”
Back Height = 48.3cm or 19” or 1ft 7”
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