French 19th Century Empire St. Mahogany And Ormolu Armchairs
Item # 8059A
A magnificent and high quality pair of French 19th century Empire st. mahogany and ormolu armchairs. Raised on tapered legs with front paw shaped ormolu sabots amidst acanthus leaf designs. At the front of the straight frieze is a central ormolu foliate mount, with an ormolu rosette at each side. The padded arm rest has a circular front accented with an ormolu rosette above the magnificent and finely chased winged maiden support. The square framed mahogany back is decorated with foliate ormolu mounts at each side and scrolled acanthus leaf ormolu mounts at the top. Each armchair is upholstered in a fine black leather finished with brass nail heads. All original warm patina and gilt throughout.
Seat Height 17"