Beautiful Louis XVI style painted and gilded armchair or as French call it ~ fauteuil (open armchairs) circa 1890. Boasting their original painted finish and needlepoint tapestry upholstery, armchair are superb examples of the Louis XVI style antique furniture, carved with spiral ribbon, acanthus plumes on arms and foliates, all highlighted with gold. The chair has been lavishly upholstered in a soft floral needlepoint tapestry to complement the original paint and to outline the shapely beauty of the chair back and the carved ribbon detail.
This remarkable chair is a masterpiece in the antique furniture art!
Antique French Furniture, Circa 1890s.
Measures 40.5H x 23.5W x 24D; seat height 17