SOLD - A pair of French Louis XIV period fauteuils from the early 18th century, with os de mouton bases, large scrolling arms, carved foliage, cross stretchers and old upholstery. Created in France at the end of Louis XIV's (the Sun King) long reign, each of this pair of armchairs features a tall rectangular, slightly slanted back, connected to two large scrolling arms typical of the period. The arm height is 26" at the hands and 28” at the highest point. Carved with discreet foliage on the knuckles and lower section of the supports, these arms are resting on a rectangular seat. The chairs are upholstered with a floral-themed fabric secured with a brass nailhead trim. Please note that the fabric is in a used condition. The chairs are each raised on an 'os de mouton' base, made of four scrolling legs connected to one another through an H-Form cross stretcher of similar style. With their elegant Baroque lines and dark patina, this pair of French Louis XIV period os de mouton fauteuils circa 1710 will bring a stately presence to any living room or bedroom.
Place of Origin: France
Period: 18th Century
Dimensions: 24.2"W x 28"D x 45.75"H. Arm Height: 26" at the hands, 28” at highest point.
Inventory Number: XX113