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Louis XIII Armchair
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Ref : 78241
3 500 €
Period :
17th century
Provenance :
France
Medium :
Walnut
Dimensions :
l. 21.06 inch X H. 37.4 inch X P. 18.9 inch
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Louis XIII Armchair

Origin : france
Period : 1st half 17th century

Height : 95 cm
Length : 53.5 cm
Depth : 48 cm
Seat height : 50 cm

Walnut
Original needle point upholstery
Perfect condition


During the first half of the seventeenth century chairs evolve towards a new model today known as Louis XIII foreshadowing the armchair. Chairs adopt a widen and lower silhouette. Horizontal lines prevail. Cushions disappear supplanted by horse hair upholstery.

This chair stands on four feet linked by an H-shaped spacer and a frontal cross-bar. Legs, spacers, cross-bar and arm-rests are all turned as rosary beads intertwined with cubes.

The back-rest stays upright.

This charming chair still presents its original needle point upholstery.

The unity and quality of the wood turning, particularly for the rosary beads elements, demonstrate the cabinet-makers’ skills. This exceptional chair characterizes the 17th century French production.


Bibliography
Guillaume Jeanneau, Les Sièges, Éditions Vincent Fréal et Cie, Paris, 1967

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CATALOGUE

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17th century
Louis XIII Armchair