Code 415-53 Pair of Antique Louis XIV Style Walnut Wood Armchairs with Lion’s Paw Feet
This wonderful pair of antique walnut wood armchairs has the original needlepoint and petit point on their high chair backs. They feauture mythological scenes at the center surrounded by foliate and floral motifs. This is affixed to the frame with decorative bronze nailheads and gimp. The seats have recently been covered with muslin, ready for your choice of upholstery. The hand carved acanthus leaf motif is all pervasive on the walnut wood portions of these chairs. It is on the arm terminals, the beards of the mascarons or demi-figures, the stretchers, and the apron, all in different forms of acanthus. The feet are beautifully carved hairy lion’s paws.
CONDITION: Good. Old restorations; minor rubs, and scratches to wood, silk cover missing on the back of one chair.
Back Height=44 5/8, Seat Height=19 1/4, Seat Width=21 3/8, Seat Depth=21, Overall Chair Width=27 1/4, Overall Chair Depth=31 1/2