A French Louis XVI style walnut bergère wingback armchair from the 19th century with carved twisted ribbon, roses and foliage motifs. This French Louis XVI style walnut bergère wingback armchair, hailing from the 19th century, is a true testament to the timeless elegance and craftsmanship of French furniture design. Known as a "bergère à oreilles" in French, this chair boasts a regal presence that is both inviting and resplendent in its intricate details.
At first glance, the top of the crest catches the eye with delicately carved roses, a symbol of love and beauty. Below, the upper rail is adorned with the signature twisted ribbon motifs, an emblem of grace and refinement. These motifs are artfully echoed on the skirt, creating a harmonious and balanced aesthetic.
The scrolled knuckles on the arms add a touch of drama and sophistication to the piece, while the tapered legs, adorned with fluted motifs, convey a sense of classical grace. Carved rosettes on the knees further accentuate the chair's attention to detail and commitment to artistry.
As the upholstery has seen its share of use over the years, the chair stands ready for a new chapter in its life with fresh upholstery. This presents an exciting opportunity for the new owner to personalize and breathe new life into this exceptional piece.
In your home, this Louis XVI bergère wingback armchair becomes a focal point of any room, be it a formal sitting area, a cozy library, or an elegant bedroom corner. Its regal presence and historical charm effortlessly blend with both traditional and contemporary interiors.
Picture yourself relaxing in this chair with a good book, a cup of tea, or simply enjoying the ambiance of your home. It not only provides comfort but also serves as a work of art, a conversation starter, and a cherished heirloom for generations to come.
Place of Origin: France
Period: 19th Century
Dimensions: 27.25" Wide x 26" Deep x 40.5" High x 17.6" Seat Height
Inventory Number: XX418