Set of Six French Empire Style Gondola Dining Chairs


Rare 19th century set of six French gondola dining chairs crafted from mahogany. Made in the Napoleonic empire style with gracefully curved backs. The seats are supported in front with saber style legs. The mahogany has a beautifully aged patina. Upholstery has a French Napoleon laurel wreath motif and shows signs of wear with stains. Iconic profile and elegant design with neoclassical roots. The empire style corresponds to the German Biedermeier and the English regency taste. Excellent joinery and craftsmanship with an aged patina on the mahogany.

Dimensions: 19.5"w x 19.5"d x 32.5"h, Seat 18"h

Circa: Late 19th Century, France

Materials: Mahogany, Fabric

Condition: Distressed, minor wear consistent with age and use. Excellent joinery and craftsmanship with age appropriate wear and fading. Aged patina with old repairs as seen in photos.

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