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Armchair with flat back, Provence around 1750
Armchair with flat back, Provence around 1750 - Seating Style Louis XV Armchair with flat back, Provence around 1750 - Armchair with flat back, Provence around 1750 - Louis XV Antiquités - Armchair with flat back, Provence around 1750
Ref : 91146
3 200 €
Period :
18th century
Provenance :
France Provence
Medium :
Walnut wood
Dimensions :
l. 27.95 inch X H. 41.34 inch X P. 25.59 inch
Seating  - Armchair with flat back, Provence around 1750 18th century - Armchair with flat back, Provence around 1750 Louis XV - Armchair with flat back, Provence around 1750 Antiquités - Armchair with flat back, Provence around 1750
Antiquités Franck Baptiste

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Armchair with flat back, Provence around 1750

Very beautiful armchair with flat back said "to the queen" in solid walnut.
The backrest of violin shape has a high crossbar with evolution topped by two scrolls, it is finely carved with an asymmetrical acanthus centered on flowers.
The shoulders are decorated with rocaille in cock's crest.
The bottom rail of the backrest and the connections underlined by acanthus scrolls.
The scrolled armrests are nervously molded and carved with rocaille.
The crosspieces of the sides with volutes.
The four legs end in snails, the two fronts decorated with stylized pomegranates.
The front crosspiece, curved and molded, is decorated with an asymmetrical acanthus bordered by branches of flowers.

Perfect state of conservation, without grafts or pitting.

Seat redone traditionally (horsehair on straps) by our craftsman upholsterer; covered with a cotton lampas embroidered with silk.

Provencal work from the lower Rhone valley, Louis XV period around 1750.

Dimensions:

Height: 105 cm; Width: 71 cm; Depth: 65 cm

Our opinion:

The armchair we present is the sum of two influences, Lyonnaise for the form, with a very nervous line, largely inspired by the productions of Pierre Nogaret and Parisian, with a rocaille decoration characteristic of the productions of the Cresson family.
Such seats were massively produced by the carpenters of the Lower Rhone Valley for a Provencal clientele, very fond of rocaille decorations with acanthus leaves.
In addition to its perfect state of preservation and the finesse of its sculpture, our seat has superior proportions to seats of this type.

Antiquités Franck Baptiste

CATALOGUE

Fauteuil & Bergere Louis XV