This elegant antique Portuguese leather side chair has a beautifully engraved back and seat. The leather is a rich caramel color with motifs of scrolling rinceau within an adorned linear rectangular panel on both the back and seat. The leather is attached to the frame with substantial brass nailheads. The front legs are turned as is the stretcher, which has a large flattened bun motif at its center. The front feet are also flattened bun in a similar design, and the back legs are straight. These carvings are typical of antique furniture from Portugal.
Versatile in its uses, this antique leather side chair can be used for a variety of purposes.
CONDITION: Very good condition with minor wear to leather on raised portions and a few minuscule scratches all commensurate with its age.
Back Height=46 1/2, W=19 3/4, Seat Height=18 1/8, Seat Depth=16 1/4
Antique Engraved Leather Side Chair from Portugal, 19th Century