A French Louis XVI style painted wood sofa from the 19th century with carved twisted ribbon motifs, petite beads, open arms with scrolling knuckles, fluted tapering legs with carved rosettes and used fabric. Immerse yourself in the classic sophistication of this 19th-century French Louis XVI style painted wood sofa. Infused with a rich history, this unique sofa combines traditional elegance and comfort, making it an excellent addition to any living room or sitting area.
The rectangular back is adorned with intricate carved motifs on the rails, featuring twisted ribbons, petite beads, and petite finials that flank the back, adding an extra layer of detail and refinement. The open arms, topped with partial upholstery, are enhanced with scrolling knuckles and carved acanthus leaves, a nod to the classic French aesthetic.
The apron showcases a captivating twisted ribbon motif, while the piece stands stately on fluted tapering legs, complete with carved rosettes on the knees – a testament to its exquisite craftsmanship. This captivating blend of motifs and accents creates a harmonious design that exudes an aura of timeless elegance.
The sofa comes with used upholstery in a shade of pinkish red, offering an eye-catching contrast to the soft, neutral-colored paint of the wooden structure. The upholstery, in fair, average condition, adds a lived-in charm to the piece, lending a sense of warmth and inviting comfort.
With its blend of intricate detailing, classic design, and comfortable upholstery, this French Louis XVI style sofa is an embodiment of historic elegance, ready to add a touch of French grandeur to any space.
Place of Origin: France
Period: 19th Century
Dimensions: 72" Long x 27.5" Deep x 39.3" High
Inventory Number: XX253