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Pair of Louis XVI-style Giltwood Tapestry-upholstered Open Armchairs

Auction:
3272B
Lot:
486
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3272B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 13, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of Louis XVI-style Giltwood Tapestry-upholstered Open Armchairs, probably France, early 20th century, squared back with floral-carved crest rail, padded armrests, turned legs all with geometric carved decoration, upholstery depicting birds and flowers, ht. 39 1/4, seat ht. 18 1/2, wd. 26 1/2, dp. 24 in.
Estimate $700-900

Minor scattered losses to gilt, wear to fabric especially the back of one chair. 19th century French Aubusson upholstery in poor to fair condition; very good color and drawing but considerable wear and breaks.


Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Louis XVI, Art genres, Arts, Chair, Furniture, Upholstery, Visual arts, France

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