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Antique Chairs - Item 4180

2 Gothic Dining Chairs

 

2 gothic dining chairs

(scroll down for additional photos  -- difficulties of photographing with flash have accounted for the variation in hues, but the photo above most accurately reflects the color)  

Item 4180 2 Gothic Dining Chairs
Dimensions

Width 17½, Height 45, Depth 15½ (in inches)

Wood Walnut
Country France
Date Circa 1890

Price

$1,595

Description

These two dining chairs are identical to 6 chairs offered as Item 5116 with the following exceptions:

  • On the backs of these chairs the tracery is open;
  • The backs of these chairs are identical, unlike 5116 where each of the six chairs has a different design;
  • The front of the seats does not have an undulating pattern.

Nevertheless, they could be included with Item 5116 to complete a set of 8 gothic dining chairs the design of whose tops, including fleurs-de-lys finials, is identical.  These chairs were acquired by us as part of a set with armchairs 4180A and 4180B, which have already been sold.

 

Reference

Ader-Tajan, Collection Bruno Perrier Haute Epoque (Catalog for Sale at Auction on April 6, 1992 at the Hôtel Drouot, Paris); Boccador, Jacqueline, Le Mobilier Français du Moyen Age à la Renaissance, Editions d'Art Monelle Hayot (Saint-Just-en-Chaussée, 1988); Thirion, Jacques, Le Mobilier du Moyen Age et de la Renaissance en France (Editions Faton, Dijon, 1998); Viollet-le-Duc, Eugène, Le Mobilier Médiéval (Georges Bernage, editor) (Editions Heimdal, 2003).

 

Uses

These chairs are ideal for surrounding a walnut dining table such as Item 4110.

 

gothic dining chair top

 

side view gothic dining chair top

 

chair top finial

 

tracery back of gothic dining chairs

 

base gothic chair

 

base gothic dining chair

 

rear view gothic dining chair