Louis XV Fauteuil Hard to Find Set of 6 French Chairs - Circa 1760 - $6,800.00
Wonderful set of Louis the Fifteenth fauteuil chairs, which have a very good history and provenance. Circa 1760. The Pair of arm chairs measure 35" tall x 25" wide x 24" deep and the 4 side chairs measure 34" tall x 19" wide x 22" deep. These chairs decended from a wealthy Canadian, Guilhot, family that immigrated from Southern France to Canada. The fauteuil arm chairs are totally hand carved and wooden pinned, being of the mid-eighteenth Century period. The family had the side chairs carved to match during the late 19th Century, which are beautifully done. This is as good as you are going to find, if you enjoy the elegance and beauty of the rich life styles of the Louis the XV period. All the fauteuil chairs are of the highest carving standards and the chairs have a rich paint with gilded floral decor. Upholstery is of the floral Belgium tapestry design of the late 19th Century period. These chairs will make a visual statment to any room.