Set of Twelve French Louis XV Style Silvered Dining Armchairs


Grand set of twelve French dining armchairs made in the Louis XV taste. Featuring a hand-applied silver leaf or silvered finish and upholstered with soft leather. The round back frames have a floral carved crest and attach to leather padded arms 27 inches high. The seat and back have brass tack nailheads that border the leather. The rear of the chairs have a brocade fabric inset. The seats are supported by cabriole legs with floral decoration. The chairs have excellent joinery and a hand-rubbed finish with age. The leather upholstery is soft and comfortable with a beautifully worn patina that add to their character and charm. Very impressive set of French chairs from an estate in Bel Air, CA.

Dimensions: 25"w x 28"d x 40.5"h, Seat 20"h

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

Materials: Leather, Wood, Silver Leaf, Brass, Fabric

Condition: Good, minor wear consistent with age and use. Excellent joinery and craftsmanship with age appropriate wear and fading. Leather has a lovely worn patina with fading, discoloration, and soft wear as seen in photos.

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