Beautiful pair of chairs in finely carved beech wood.
The backs are violin-shaped, with a high scalloped cross bar that features acanthus scrolls on the shoulders and an exploded pomegranate in the center.
The low cross of the backrest is bordered by three acanthus.
The backrest is connected to the seat with clips.
The seat rails are scalloped and molded, they are also edged with acanthus braces and feature an exploded pomegranate.
The arched feet are decorated with acanthus falls and end with snails topped with a stylized leaf.
The four feet connected by an X spacer.
The two chairs stamped IB CRESSON on the back of the rear cross members.
Good state of preservation, without grafts; original frames, small wear and traces of wood-boring insects.
Parisian work from the Louis XV period around 1740 by Jean Baptiste Cresson *
Height: 93 cm; Width: 51; Depth: 44 cm
* Jean-Baptiste CRESSON (1720-1781) belongs to the famous dynasty of carpenters active in the 18th century. Received master in 1741, he was established in rue de Cléry and worked regularly with his cousins ??René, Louis and Michel CRESSON for large orders.
He is with one of the greatest representatives of the regency style which remained in force in Paris until the years 1740-1745.
3 800 €