Elegant 19th Century French Empire Style Aarmbench makes the perfect seat for the vanity stool or an ottoman, but its useful spilled out into other rooms over time due to its combination of comfort and diminutive size and can be use as extra seating or a foot stool. This antique furniture example, rendered from exotic and highly desirable imported mahogany, features Empire motifs resurrected by Napoleon III to honor his uncle, with decided ancient Egyptian style origins. In this case, the ornamentation is gilded cast bronze. Upholstery is in fair condition. This lovely banquette will make any lady fell like Josephine, empress of France.
Measures 27 x 27.5 x 16; seat height 14.5.