A French Louis XV Duchesse
Reference No: 524
A fine 19th century French, Napoleon III period, carved solid walnut, Louis XV style, Parisian “Duchesse” (a large armchair with its attached, long tabouret stool). The Cabriole legs, rails and arm rests haut-relief carved with foliate motifs and bouquets of flowers. A rare find, of an item often used in the bedroom, designed for comfort and relaxation, (and play). Area of Paris, circa 1860.
Condition report: In good and original condition, the walnut with its original well-burnished patina. The upholstery in excellent condition.
Dimensions: Length 160 cm, width 77 cm, heightof back 97 cm.
Status: Awaiting shipment to Australia