Hendrix Allardyce Italian Rococo Style Carved Library Armchair


Spectacular hand-carved library armchair or throne chair crafted in the 18th century Italian Rococo taste by Hendrix Allardyce, Hollywood, CA. The chair features a large beech frame decorated with large scrolls, shell rocaille, and acanthus. The finish is intentionally distressed to mimic age with faint remnants of gilt and old lacquer leaving a desirable soft patina. The generous seat is upholstered with a muslin lining that is bordered by delicate, fancy gimp trim in a gilt tone. Amazing craftsmanship by California artisans. Provenance: From the estate of Stuart Moldaw, Atherton, CA.

Dimensions: 26"w x 28"d x 43.5"h, Seat 17.5"h

Circa: 21st Century, United States

Materials: Beech, Muslin

Condition: Distressed, wear consistent with age and use. Beautifully crafted with strong solid joinery. Intentionally aged, distressed patina on finish. Old repair to right leg. Age appropriate wear with age cracks, fading, Upholstered with muslin style lining not fabric upholstery as seen in photos.

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