19th Century Italian Neoclassical Venetian Cane Bench or Settee


Dramatic 19th century Venetian style Italian bench seat or settee featuring a black lacquer painted finish with parcel gilt accents. The elegant frame of the bench is carved with gracefully curved arms and arm supports. The back splat has a lyre motif carved rests in the neoclassical taste. The seat has been hand caned and is supported in the front by square fluted legs. The bench is embellished with delicate foliate accents around the frame and gilt thread stripes on the borders. The lacquer has a beautifully aged patina commensurating its age and use. Intact cane and solid joinery from an estate in San Francisco, CA.

Dimensions: 50"w x 24"d x 33.5"h, Seat 16.5"h

Circa: 19th Century, Italy

Materials: Cane, Wood

Condition: Good, minor wear consistent with age and use. Beautifully crafted with solid joinery. Age appropriate wear with distressed, aged patina on the finish as seen in photos. Cane is intact.

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