Italian Baroque Period 17th Century Walnut Armchair with Carved X-Form Stretcher DLW

An Italian Baroque period walnut armchair from the 17th century, with slanted back, large scrolling arms, turned legs and carved X-Form cross-stretcher. This Italian Baroque period walnut armchair, originating from the 17th century, is a magnificent piece that embodies the grandeur and ornate style of the Baroque era. The chair features a slanted back, which not only adds to its aesthetic appeal but also provides comfortable support. The large scrolling arms are a defining feature, showcasing the elaborate and dramatic design typical of Baroque furniture. The chair's turned legs are a testament to the skilled craftsmanship of the period, with each leg intricately designed to add both stability and visual interest. The carved X-Form cross-stretcher further enhances the chair's structural integrity and adds an additional element of artistic flair. This cross-stretcher not only serves a functional purpose but also contributes to the overall decorative scheme of the chair. While the upholstery is in used condition, it adds a sense of authenticity and history to the piece, telling a story of its journey through time. The seat height of 18.5 inches, a seat depth of 20 inches, and an arm height of 27.75 inches ensure comfortable seating, making this chair not only a piece of art but also a functional item of furniture. In a modern home, this Baroque armchair could be used as a statement piece in a living room, study, or library. Its historical significance and stunning design make it a focal point, ideal for those who appreciate the beauty and history of antique furniture. It could also be used in a more functional setting, such as at the head of a dining table, adding a touch of Italian Baroque elegance to any meal.
Place of Origin: Italy
Period: 17th Century
Dimensions: 26.7"W x 34"D x 48.75"H. SH 18.5", SD 20", AH 27.75"
Inventory Number: YY209
Price: $3,500