Six Period French Empire Open Armchairs
A rare set of six French Empire period open arm chairs in well figured and carved mahogany; each with a square back topped by a bow shaped carved frieze featuring folliate rosettes and downscrolled arms. Where the arms join the chair rail there are carved anthemians and palmettes; two chairs are stamped ‘Louis’ the manufacturer of furniture for a number of royal residences including the Chateau of Saint Cloud and the Tuileries in Paris; all of the chairs have their original needlepoint. The two shown have been re-upholstered, (over the original), with new Empire designed silk from Lyon France; the chairs have their original casters. The chairs are priced as a pair. France circa 1825.
Dimensions: 38″ (97 cm) H x 23″ (58 cm) W x 24″ (61 cm) D