Pair of Louis XV period styling chairs around 1760.
Interesting and rare model of seat dating from the Age of Light, having the particularity of a backrest with a high crosspiece bent in the middle, this type of cabriolet armchair is said to be "to style" or "to dress" or even "to powder". , there are regency, Louis XV and Louis XVI style,
Our model produced under the reign of Louis XV has restrained curves and curves, in this image the front crosspiece of the seat has an almost straight stretched arc line, the most important curve is that of the upper crosspiece of the backrest inflected and highlighted by the two arcs of a circle which are drawn on each side and which are attached to the rest of the backrest,
We also note in terms of shape, that these convertible armchairs are wide.
The design of these seats, the moldings, and especially the location of the armrest consoles correspond to innovations that appeared around the years 1760 – 1765, which will gradually bring us to the return of the neoclassical, and the Louis XVI style,
The two seat woods are entirely made of walnut.
The fine paint that covers the wood is later, the upholstery has retained its period straps, new straps have been tightened above, and all the upholstery has been covered new with an Artois model velvet from Pierre Frey.
The woods are in very good condition,
Back height: 85.5 cm
Seat height: 42 cm
Total width: 64cm
Total depth: 59 cm
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|Location||89260, La chapelle sur oreuse, France|