Pair of carved oak armchairs with high flat backs, late 19th century | Paire de fauteuils à haut dossier plat en chêne sculpté, fin XIXeme siècle
Pair of carved oak armchairs with high flat backs, late 19th century
the back and armrests carved with lion heads, the front legs adorned with claws with castors; covered with fake fur
Height 41⅓in; width 19 in; prof 24⅔in; prof of the seat 20⅓in
Paire de fauteuils à haut dossier plat en chêne sculpté, fin XIXeme siècle
le dossier et les accotoirs sculpté de têtes de lion, les pieds avants ornés de griffes avec des roulettes; recouvert de fausse fourrure
Haut. 150,5 cm, larg. 58,5 cm, prof. 62,5 cm, prof. de l'assise 51,5 cm
Illustration accurate. In overall good condition despite the inevitable scratches and dents due to use and age. One armchair:Traces of old and inactive wood worms. Wear to the lacquer and some chips. One claw foot with cracks and restorations. One claw foot with part on the rear missing (4cm). The frame with two cracks (one old restoration with a nail which cracked again).
The second armchair: Traces of old and inactive wood worms. Some wear to the claw feet.
Fake fur worn on places on both seats and on the armrests.
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