This fine pair of armchairs was made in Italy in the Neoclassical period, between the end of the 18th and the beginning of the 19th Century.
The armchairs have a carve and gilded wooden structure of great value for the high quality of construction and for the particularity, quite rare, of the type of carvings. At the top of the frame of the backrest is carved an eagle with outstretched wings surrounded by fan elements and phytomorphic subjects sculpted with particular softness. The armrests, also with foliated decorations, rest on the head of two beautiful sculptures depicting “Liongryph”, legendary winged creatures similar to “hippogryph”, with head and wings of the griffin and the rest of the body of the lion.
The band under the seat is carved with classical decorations and below has a curved side that reproduces the upper decorations.
The four turned and carved legs also take up the classic taste of the time, giving great elegance to the whole.
These beautiful armchairs, lined with silk seat, are very decorative and refined, perfect both in ancient and modern environments, suitable to be exhibited in pairs or individually in multiple environments of the house, a studio or in representative environments.
Historical and artistic studies are currently underway to identify the cultural context and the workshop of origin of the artifacts.