• Item: Pair of Armchairs
• Circa: 1870
• Provenance: France
• Period: 2nd Empire
• Wood: Solid walnut
• High back design
• Down swept carved scroll arms
• Acanthus leaf detail
• Newly upholstered
• “Fleur-de-lis” pale gold cotton & silk brocade upholstery
• Matching braiding
• Comfortable sprung seats
• Baluster turned legs
• Turned “H” stretchers
• Original polish & patination
• Solid in joint
• Good condition
• Free delivery to England, Wales & southern Scotland*
• Free 14 days UK returns policy
Here is a fine quality pair of antique French walnut upholstered Fauteuil armchairs, circa 1870, which have been newly upholstered, in good condition. The chairs are constructed of solid walnut frames and feature high padded backs, supported by lovely down swept arms, which terminate in scroll ends, carved with acanthus leaves, on ring turn vertical supports. The sprung seats are extremely comfortable to sit on; they are firm and do not sag. The armchairs have been newly upholstered in top quality. The chairs have been newly upholstered in top quality pale gold “fleur-de-lis” pattern cotton & silk brocade upholstery, finished with matching braiding. The undersides of the chairs have been recovered with traditional hessian material. The chairs are raised on baluster turned legs, interspersed with block work, which are connected with turned “H” stretchers for additional support.
The chairs feature a 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 = 101.6cm or 40” or 3ft 4”
External Width = 63.7cm or 25⅛” or 2ft 1⅛”
External Depth = 70cm or 27½” or 2ft 3½”
Seat Height = 46.8cm or 18⅜” or 1ft 6⅜”
Seat Width = 51.3cm or 20⅛” or 1ft 8⅛”
Seat Depth = 53.3cm or 21” or 1ft 9”
Arm Height (Bottom) = 65cm or 25⅝” or 2ft 1⅝”
Back Height = 70cm or 27½” or 2ft 3½”
These armchairs are in good condition. The chairs have been newly upholstered in top quality. The chairs have been newly upholstered in top quality pale gold “fleur-de-lis” pattern cotton & silk brocade upholstery, finished with matching braiding. Therefore the upholstery is in new, excellent & clean condition. The undersides of the chairs have also been recovered with traditional hessian material. The sprung seats are firm but extremely comfortable to sit on; they do not sag and you do not sink into the seat. The frames and arms are in good 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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