• Circa: 1870
• Period: 2nd Empire
• Provenance: France
• Wood: Solid walnut
• 2x Carved Armchairs
• Straight fronts
• Bobbin turned legs
• Carved scroll arms
• Acanthus leaves to arms
• Turned stretchers
• Newly upholstered
• Ivory colour chenille upholstery
• Ivory braiding
• Comfortable sprung seats
• Original polish & patination
• Excellent condition
• 14 day free UK returns policy
Here is a stunning quality pair of antique French walnut Fauteuil tapestry carved armchairs (circa 1870) from the 2nd Empire period. The chairs are constructed of solid walnut and feature high shaped backs, straight fronts and carved bobbin turned legs, which are connected with turned shaped stretchers. The armchairs feature down swept arms, which terminate in scroll ends carved with acanthus leaves. The chairs have been newly upholstered in top quality hardwearing ivory colour chenille fabric, with a subtle diamond pattern, finished with ivory braiding. The undersides of the chairs have been recovered with traditional hessian material. The sprung seats are extremely comfortable to sit on; they do not sag.
The chairs feature a dark rich brown walnut colour. As they boast the original polish,they have a fantastic colour and patination; this can only be achieved through age and years of care and cleaning they have received.
This item would look superb in a variety of rooms including the bedroom, living room, dining room or hallway. The chairs would certainly grace any home and are a great investment as they are extremely functional. So don’t miss out your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture.
External Height = 109.7cm or 43¼” or 1ft 5”
External Width = 62cm or 24½” or 2ft 0½”
External Depth = 62cm or 24½” or 2ft 0½”
Seat Height = 49cm or 19¼” or 1ft 7¼”
Seat Width = 54cm or 21¼” or 1ft 9¼”
Seat Depth = 50cm or 19¾ or 1ft 7¾”
Arm Height (Bottom) = 68.5cm or 27” or 2ft 3”
These chairs are in excellent condition. The chairs have been newly upholstered in top quality hardwearing ivory colour chenille fabric and finished with ivory braiding; therefore the upholstery is in excellent & clean condition. The undersides of the chairs have been recently recovered with traditional hessian material. The sprung seats are extremely comfortable to sit on; they do not sag. There is no damage or breaks to the back or legs; nor any lose movements to the arms. The frames and arms are in excellent condition. The chairs sit firm on the ground and do not wobble. These chairs are well constructed, solid in joint and ready to use.
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Ref. Pair Fauteuil Chairs 26