Pair of 19th Century Country French Provincial Walnut Bergere Armchairs


Distinctive restored pair of 19th century country French provincial Bergere armchairs crafted from walnut. Nearly identical made in a his and hers style with one chair being 2 inches taller on the back and having a larger floral crest on top. The gracefully curved back features an open exposed rear side. The generous seat is fitted with a loose, deep seat cushion and has a serpentine apron. Upholstered with a whimsical striped rayon or silk style fabric with a lovely sheen bordered by brass tack nail heads. Fully restored in 2000 from the estate of Philip Fowler, Bel Air, CA. Excellent joinery and craftsmanship with a lovely aged patina on the walnut finish.

Dimensions: 27"w x 28"d x 39"h, Seat 19"h

Circa: 19th Century, France

Materials: Walnut, Fabric, Brass

Condition: Good, minor wear consistent with age and use. Additions or alterations made to the original: Fully restored in 2000. Excellent joinery and craftsmanship with age appropriate wear. Aged patina on the wood, fading and stains on fabric as seen in photos.

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