Antique Louis XVI Painted Canape

2306-34570A (Click to Inquire About This Item)

32.5 x 49 x 24; seat height 17

Location: Baton Rouge

Hand-crafted from fine Italian walnut then given a painted finish that has achieved a quaint distressed patina over the decades, this elegant canape features a caned seatback surround and seat for lightweight comfort. The condition of the original silk upholstery can be ascertained from the photos below. Spiral ribbon, laurel sprays and tapered & fluted column legs comprise the hand-carved embellishment.
Circa 1890s.
Measures 32.5 x 49 x 24; seat height 17.