Offered for sale is a mid 19th century French stained beechwood chaise longue (lounge) of Louis XV style. The sinuous lines of the frame feature fine rocaille hand carving and is supported on six cabriole legs.
Chaise longues (lounges) gained popularity in the 18th century parlors of the French aristocracy, who often presented themselves reposed on them when greeting guests.
The chaise has been recently upholstered in a cream colored silk blend Scalamandré Damask. The original horsehair padding and hand tied springs have been tightened and refurbished, as well as plumping the loose down cushion. It is in excellent age related condition, the frame structurally very sound with no breaks.
Size: 29" Height x 66" Length x 28" Width.