A French walnut Transition period armchair from the 18th century with scrolling arms, fluted tapering legs and carved stretchers. A French walnut Transition period armchair from the 18th century, embodying the aesthetic transition between the Louis XV and Louis XVI periods. Crafted from a beautifully grained walnut, this chair exhibits the fusion of voluptuous curves and streamlined neoclassical lines, a hallmark of the Transition style. The rectangular slightly slanted back pairs elegantly with splaying arms adorned with scrolling knuckles, introducing a gentle touch of organic design. These rest above fluted tapering legs, each accented with carved medallions at the knees. The legs are interconnected through side stretchers featuring delicately carved accents, lending an additional layer of visual interest. Clad in a golden-toned upholstery, the chair offers a seat of 15"D x 15"H, ensuring comfort without compromising on style. With its blend of elements from two celebrated periods of French design, this Transition period armchair offers a beautiful synthesis of styles, making it a sophisticated addition to any living room, study or bedroom with its rich 18th-century charm.
Place of Origin: France
Period: 18th Century
Dimensions: 27"W x 30"D x 42.5"H Seat: 15"H x 15"D
Inventory Number: YY110