Antique Pair of French Walnut Fauteuil Tapestry Carved Armchairs (Circa 1880)
Here is a very good quality pair of antique French walnut Fauteuil tapestry carved armchairs (circa 1880).
• Circa 1880
• Period 2nd Empire
• Provenance France
• Wood Solid walnut
• 2x Carved armchairs
• High backs
• Straight fronts
• Bobbin turned legs
• Carved scroll arms
• Acanthus leaves to arms
• Turned stretchers
• Worn velvet tapestry upholstery
• Perfect for a re-upholstery project
• Brass stud worth to upholstery
• Firm sprung seats
• Original polish
• Excellent condition
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Here is a stunning quality pair of antique French walnut Fauteuil tapestry carved armchairs (circa 1880) 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 feature a velvet tapestry. There is some wear to the backrest of the chair and the chairs would benefit from being re-upholstered. These chairs would make a great upholstery project! The upholstery is finished with brass studs to the frame. The backs and undersides of the chair feature similar upholstery. The seats are firmly sprung so that you do not sink into the seats but at the same time are extremely comfortable.
The frames of the chairs feature a rich walnut brown colour. As they boast 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 bedroom, living room, dining or hallway. This item would certainly grace any home and are a great investment as they are an extremely functional. So don’t miss out your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture.
External Height = 106.5cm or 42” or 3ft 6”
External Width = 65.5cm or 25¾” or 2ft 1¾”
External Depth = 62cm or 24½” or 2ft 0½”
Seat Height = 46.5cm or 18¼” or 1ft 6¼”
Seat Width = 66cm or 26” or 2ft 2”
Seat Depth = 52cm or 20½” or 1ft 8½”
Arm Height (Bottom) = 68.5cm or 27” or 2ft 3”
Back Height = 62.5cm or 24½” or 2ft 0½”