French 1890s Fruitwood Ladder Back Chairs with Straw Seats and Turned Legs

A pair of French fruitwood ladder back chairs from circa 1890 with woven straw seats, turned legs and bow arched bars. Embrace the rustic charm and timeless elegance of these French fruitwood ladder back chairs from circa 1890. Their honeyed tones, woven straw seats, turned legs, and bow-arched bars embody the refined simplicity and enduring appeal of French craftsmanship. The chairs' graceful silhouettes, crafted from solid fruitwood, exude a sense of stability and understated elegance. The honeyed tones, with their subtle variations and hints of natural grain, add a touch of warmth, authenticity, and rustic charm to the pieces. The ladder back design, featuring four horizontal slats, provides a supportive backrest while allowing for air circulation. The slats' gentle curves add a touch of visual interest and complement the overall fluidity of the chairs' forms. Woven straw seats, seamlessly integrated into the frames, offer a comfortable and breathable seating surface, perfect for long conversations or leisurely moments of relaxation. The straw's natural texture and color complement the warmth of the fruitwood, creating a harmonious visual aesthetic. Turned legs provide a sense of lightness and visual appeal. The splaying arms, resting on turned supports, add a touch of comfort and visual interest to the chairs' silhouettes. The arms' gentle curves create a sense of balance and harmony in the overall design.
Place of Origin: France
Period: 19th Century
Dimensions: 23.6"W x 23.6"D x 46.9"H
Inventory Number: YY269
Price: $1,995