A remarkable and unique set of four Italian 18th century Louis XV period Venetian polychrome and giltwood armchairs. Each patinated armchair is raised on elegant cabriole legs with scrolled feet, decorated with giltwood fillets. The arbalest shaped frieze displays richly carved foliate giltwood patterns below a straight giltwood band. Flanking the wide black leather fitted seat are sensationally carved and uniquely shaped arms displaying large giltwood acanthus leaf carvings and giltwood fillets. The pierced scalloped back s centered by lovely foliate giltwood carvings and framed within a giltwood fillet. All original gilt and polychrome finish. Seat Height 21"