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Late C19th French Giltwood Salon Chair Of Broad Proportions In The Louis XVI Period Style.

Status: This item has been sold
Sold by: M Lees and Sons

This antique has been viewed 10 times in the past month with the most views from France.


Late C19th French giltwood salon chair of broad proportions in the Louis XVI period style.
Smart carved-frame gilded salon armchair of good large scale and broad proportions in the late C18th style. Raised on carved and fluted tapering supports , the shaped back , top-rail and frame with finely-detailed carved decoration . The carved open-arms with padded armrests , the frame with carved rosette blocks . The broad seat with a bowed and shaped outline front rail .
In good original strong condition with atmospheric period-style rubbing to areas of the gilding revealing the gesso ground beneath in the C18th period manner . Minor chips and losses to the gilding commensurate with age, use and purpose.
Upholstered in it's apparently original dusty-pink velvet /corded type fabric in good serviceable condition.
An impressively-scaled gilded armchair to add opulence and glamour to an interior scheme , in either a drawing-room or bedroom/boudoir setting.
H (back) 35"
H (seat) 17"
W 29"
D 20"
France c. 1890
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 30 years , M.Lees&Sons , run by Michael Lees ,have been dealing with public and trade from show-rooms in an early Georgian town-house. We aim to provide a straight-forward approach to our business and build lasting relationships with our customers. As members of the 'London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association' , we provide full descriptive details , date ,authenticity and any available provenance ,with full disclosure of any restoration or repair which may have taken place .
Whether buying for pleasure , decoration or investment, we welcome you to our web-site or premises .
Past projects have included advising clients on forming and disposing of collections , furnishing period properties , hotel and commercial projects , also a shoot-room and lodge .
All goods are available to view and owned by M.Lees&Sons .
If visiting, a telephone call prior is advisable as due to the demands of the business the show-room does not have regular hours . Please feel free to contact us if we can be of assistance .
Tel. 01905 26620 / 07860826218
Located in the centre of Worcester in the shadow of the Cathedral with easy parking nearby. Exit Junction 7 M5 and follow the signs for Worcester Porcelain Museum . Our premises are located 100 metres from the Museum and 50 metres from Pay&Display car-park in nearby King St.
Internal Ref: ML 1912


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 19th Century.


Height = 89 cm (35.0")
Width = 75 cm (29.5")
Depth = 50 cm (19.7")

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M Lees and Sons
Tower House
1 Castle Place
Severn St
United Kingdom

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