Pair of Louis XVI Swedish Gustavian Style Gilt Armchairs


Stunning pair of Gustavian gilt armchairs or fauteuils made in Sweden. Constructed from beech and fashioned in the French Louis XVI taste. Featuring a square back with a dramatic round inset cushion and hand painted neoclassical motif decorations. The graceful curved arms are supported by turned columns with a rosette on the end. The frame and seat apron have a molded design and the seat is supported in front with tapered and fluted legs. Elegant chairs with a beautiful lacquer gilt finish and newly upholstered seats. From an estate in Bel Air, CA. Arms measure 24 inches high.

Dimensions: 25"w x 25"d x 37.5"h, Seat 18"h

Circa: 19th Century, Sweden

Materials: Beech, Lacquer, Fabric

Condition: Good, minor wear consistent with age and use. Excellent joinery and craftsmanship with new upholstery. Age appropriate wear.

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