19th Country French Provincial Painted Bench or Footstool


Charming late 19th century country French provincial bench seat or footstool featuring a lacquer painted finish. The carved wood frame has serpentine arms on each side and is supported by cabriole legs in the Queen Anne or Louis XV taste. The apron is decorated with delicate painted floral reserves. The painted finish has a desirable aged patina with losses and craquelure giving the bench charm and character. Solid and sturdy with a removable padded seat having a soft upholstery.

Dimensions: 31"w x 16.5"d x 24.5"h, Seat 17"h

Circa: Late 19th/Early 20th Century, France

Materials: Fabric, Wood

Condition: Distressed, wear consistent with age and use. Reupholstered. Beautifully crafted with solid joinery. Aged, distressed patina on lacquer finish with craquelure as seen in photos. Age appropriate wear and fading.

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