Pair of French 18th Century Directoire Armchairs

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A wonderful pair of French late eighteenth century with their original patina dating from Directoire period circa 1790.  Recently reupholstered in a grey/beige linen fabric.

The frame is carved with geometric patterns and acanthus leaf carvings where the seat and arm rests meet, and at the bottom of the legs.  Painted in their original French grey and blue green colour.

The Directoire style was popular in France during the late 18th century. It was a reaction to the ornate and extravagant Rococo style that had come before it. Directoire furniture was characterised by its simplicity and its emphasis on functionality.  

These chairs are a valuable and collectible piece of furniture. 

Dimensions

Overall Height: 87cm Height from the seat to the top of the chair: 49cm
Overall Width: 58cm Internal Width: 50cm
Seat Height: 41cm
Overall Depth: 47cm Armrests measure: 43 cm long. 



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