Cedric Dupont Antiques

A French 19th Century Directoire St. Patinated Récamier Bench


Item # 9568 Dimensions: H: 30" L: 79" D: 16.75"

Category: Seating
A fine French 19th century Directoire st. patinated Récamier bench. This elegant style of bench is named after Madame Récamier, a Parisian socialite, who was a subject of a renowned painting by J.L.David whilst posing on a similar style bench. The bench is raised by circular tapered fluted legs with acanthus leaf carved feet and decoratively carved block rosette reserves. The straight apron displays a richly carved Coeur de Rai mottled band. Each armrest displays an elegant lyre shape pierced turned design. All original patinated finish throughout.
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