Set of Four French Empire Swan Neck Dining Chairs
These set of Four French Empire Swan Neck Dining Chairs are of scooped or Gondola back, made in the empire revival taste.
The handcrafted frames feature neoclassical motifs on the seat of rosettes and palmettes, with gracefully curved backs that end with beautiful swan neck finials. The forelegs are tapered straight and back legs being square in section and flare outward in the Klismos style.
Upholstered drop in seats in brocaded silk boarded by matte bronze studding.
A beautiful set of very comfortable and sturdy dining chairs.
Provenance: The Estate of the Late Ainsley Gotto – Lawsons Auctioneers Sale 8800 – Lot 42