Set of Four (4) Empire Style Mahogany side chairs with Swan Neck Carvings

Set of Four (4) Empire Style Mahogany side chairs with Swan Neck Carvings

4,800.00

c.1890, France 

Of scooped or Gondola type with drop in seats upholstered in brocaded silk boarded by matte bronze studding. Forelegs are tapered straight with motifs of rosettes and palmettes and back legs being square in section and flare outward.

Provenance: The Estate of the Late Ainsley Gotto – Lawsons Auctioneers Sale 8800 - Lot 42

H 82cm x W 51cm x D 40cm

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For centuries, the swan has been a symbol of change and, specifically, the glory of a new day rising. This English Regency bench does just that. The Regency was a time of war-with Napoleon-with the future of western civilisation hanging in the balance

Condition: Excellent. Wear consistent with age and use. Sold As Is.