Category: Chairs

Louis XIII Armchair

L Late 17th or early 18th century walnut provincial armchair offers a serpentine crest over carved arms, all on mouton legs with stretchers. Louis XIII period. Again the tapestry is antique but not the firstContinue reading

Baroque 17th Century Bench

  A baroque 17th century bench to be used as a window seat or possibly at the foot of the bed. The turnings are crisp and bold. Of fruitwood, the bench was long ago coveredContinue reading

5471 – 18th Century Savonarola Chair

This most interesting early 18th century Savonarola chair begins this week’s tour. The  Italian form is named after a Dominican friar, Girolamo Savonarola, who was active in Renaissance Florence in the 16th century. The chairContinue reading

4477- Louis XIII Walnut Armchair

Now recovered in vintage claret cotton damask,  this French Louis XIII walnut chair demonstrates the muscular curves  of this period including “mouton” legs. A large 18th century armchair at $1595. H.46″, w. 25″, d. 32″.

4247 – French Louis XV Armchair

A curvaceous French Louis XV armchair is in a rich old finish and of greater than usual size.  18th century. Old Fortuny fabric. H. 43”, w. 26”, d. 29”. $1195.

2020 – Damask Striped Amrchair

French armchair with striped damask cover. Carved and molded arms with leafage over an inlaid patera. Molded legs and old finish. Circa 1810.

9026- Queen Anne Side Chair

An early 18th century English “Queen Anne” side chair with slip seat in nice old finish, 37” high. This has a shapely back as well as elegant cabriole legs.