Antique Chairs

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Set of ten French, Louis XVI style, giltwood, lyre-back dining chairs
Item No. 684
Set of ten French, Louis XVI style, giltwood, lyre-back dining chairs

Newly upholstered. 19th century.

18" wide by 18" deep by 18½" high (at the seat) and 37" high (at the back)
Set of six fine, French, Regence style, carved giltwood fauteuils
Item No. 862
Set of six fine, French, Regence style, carved giltwood fauteuils

Each with foliate carved, channelled frame and carved, giltwood entertrotoise (stretchers). Legs terminating in pied de sabots. Each chair applied with a paper label to the underside:

CALIFORNIA PALACE FOR THE LEGION OF HONOR, 21, LINCOLN PARK, SAN FRANCISCO/1958.54/armchair, wood carved, gesso and gilt; upholstered in silk and wool petit-point embroidery/France, style of about 1710/Lent by the W.H. Crocker Estate and with a stencilled label GUERDE/doreur encadreur/45 rue de Bourgogne 45/Paris/meubles batiment a cadres dor/aes Noir met imitation d'…./eatt/aemiation et oxidisation de 10r.

One of six matching chairs shown. 19th century.

Provenance: W.H. Crocker - Accessioned by the California Palace for the Legion of Honor in 1958
Pair of French, Louis XIV style fauteuils a la Reine
Item No. 835
Pair of French, Louis XIV style fauteuils a la Reine

In solid, carved walnut with les os de moutons stretchers, arched back, and foliate scrolled arms. One of identical pair shown. 19th century.

46½" high (at back) by 26" wide
Set of twelve, fine, French Restauration, painted and parcel-gilded chairs
Item No. 860
Set of twelve, fine, French Restauration, painted and parcel-gilded chairs

Comprising six armchairs and six side chairs, each with a scrolled, padded back. The armchairs with curved arms terminating in scrolling leafs above leaf-carved scrolling legs and back sabre legs. Circa 1825.

sidechairs: 33" high by 18" wide by 21" deep - armchairs: 37" high by 22" wide by 26" deep
Pair of Louis XIV style fauteuils
Item No. 452
Pair of Louis XIV style fauteuils

In solid walnut with the "Les os de mouton" (sheep's horn) stretchers characteristic of Louis XIV furniture. One of these identical chairs was carved in the 17th century while the other was added in the 19th century to complete the pair ("fausse paire").
Set of four Consulat style chaises
Item No. 774
Set of four Consulat style chaises

Crème painted and parcel gilded with Greek key motif. 19th century.

18" wide by 18" deep by 17" high (at seat) and 33" high (at back)
Pair of French, Regence style, carved giltwood and caned fauteuils
Item No. 661
Pair of French, Regence style, carved giltwood and caned fauteuils

One of identical pair shown. 19th century.

35" high (at back) 18" high (at seat) by 24" wide by 21" deep
Pair of Provençal ladder-back fauteuils
Item No. 753
Pair of Provençal ladder-back fauteuils

In beechwood and elm with rush seats. Late 18th or early 19th century.
Set of eight, English, George III, dining chairs
Item No. 622
Set of eight, English, George III, dining chairs

In solid, carved mahogany. Six side chairs being 18th century, with the two armchairs being later, 19th century additions to the set.

sidechairs: 37" high (at back) and 18" high (at seat) by 22" wide by 20" deep / armchairs: 37" high (at back) and 19" high (at seat) by 24" wide by 22" deep
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Pair of Italian, Rococo style, painted and silvered fauteuils
Item No. 1042
Pair of Italian, Rococo style, painted and silvered fauteuils

Late 18th or early 19th century. (One of identical pair shown)
Pair of exceptional, French, Louis XIV period fauteuils a la reine
Item No. 1028
Pair of exceptional, French, Louis XIV period fauteuils a la reine

In solid, carved walnut. Each with arched upholstered rectangular back, volute acanthus carved armrests, terminating in sunflowers, raised on volute acanthus carved supports; the rectangular seat raised on cabriole legs joined by wavy H-shaped stretcher and terminating in acanthus carved bun feet. Close nail upholstered in floral damask with silk fringe around seat. Circa 1700.

Provenance: Formerly part of the collection of Old Versailles New York, New York 1997

44" high by 24½" wide by 26½" deep
Set of ten fine, Venetian, Rococo style, painted and parcel-gilded dining chairs
Item No. 1025
Set of ten fine, Venetian, Rococo style, painted and parcel-gilded dining chairs

Comprised of two armchairs and eight sidechairs, back-splats painted with various noble figures. Circa 1830-1840.
Very fine, French, early Louis XV period fauteuil a la reine
Item No. 988
Very fine, French, early Louis XV period fauteuil a la reine

In solid, carved giltwood. Circa 1735.
Pair of fine, French, Louis XV period fauteuils
Item No. 908
Pair of fine, French, Louis XV period fauteuils

In solid, carved beechwood (one of pair shown). Circa 1750. Stamped "L.CRESSON"
Very fine, Louis XVI style marquise
Item No. 966
Very fine, Louis XVI style marquise

In solid, carved giltwood. Circa 1850.

38¼" high (at back) by 34½" wide
Pair of fine, French, Regence period fauteuils
Item No. 962
Pair of fine, French, Regence period fauteuils

Frames in solid, elaborately carved beechwood with entretoises (stretchers) and caned backs and seats. Circa 1715-1727.
Set of twelve fine, Irish, George III style dining chairs
Item No. 932
Set of twelve fine, Irish, George III style dining chairs

Two armchairs, ten side chairs. In solid, mahogany, elaborately carved interlaced backs with leaves and rosettes, molded shaped seat frames with slip seats, acanthus carved cabriole legs terminating in paw feet. 19th century.
Set of ten fine, Italian, Rococo, tall-back dining chairs
Item No. 928
Set of ten fine, Italian, Rococo, tall-back dining chairs

In solid, carved giltwood. 18th century.

43" tall (at back) by 22" wide
Pair of fine, Louis XV style marquise bergeres
Item No. 885
Pair of fine, Louis XV style marquise bergeres

In solid, carved beechwood with serpentine, floral carved crests, scrolled arms, ample seats with serpentine floral-carved rail, and cabriole legs. One of identical pair shown. 19th century.

42" wide by 40" tall by 25" deep
Pair of French, Jacob period, painted and parcel-gilded fauteuils
Item No. 720
Pair of French, Jacob period, painted and parcel-gilded fauteuils

One of identical pair shown.

Stamped "Jacob Freres Rue Meslee." Circa 1800.

Provenance: Collection of Old Versailles
New York, New York.

35½" high (at back) 18" high (at seat) by 22" deep by 21½" wide



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