A set of four carved beechwood armchairs, French Regency | Suite de quatre fauteuils à la reine en hêtre sculpté d'époque Régence
A set of four carved beechwood armchairs, French Regency
on four curved legs, upholstered in yellow damask velvet (originally gilt or lacquered)
Height 40½in; Haut. 103 cm
Suite de quatre fauteuils à la reine en hêtre sculpté d'époque Régence
reposant sur quatre pieds galbés, garniture de velours jaune damassé (laqué ou doré à l'origine)
The illustrations are accurate. Good overall condition despite the inevitable minor dents and scratches due to age and use. Many traces of old and inactive woodworm which has been filled with wax. Some restorations to the legs. The upholstery in good condition. Very nice details of the carving.
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