A Set of Four French Style High Back Armchairs
A SET OF FOUR FRENCH STYLE HIGH BACK ARMCHAIRS (French, 18th century) composed of walnut with their rectangular backs and seats covered in a multi-colored needlepoint upholstery. The backs of PSNC.400.1-.2 depict birds, animals, and flowers against a navy ground, while the backs of PSNC.400.3-.4 depict a repeating foliate motif against a brown ground. The curved armrests of the chairs connect to curved supports. The chairs stand on four serpentine shaped legs connected by serpentine cross stretchers.
48 3/4" x 25" x 25 1/2"
Gift of the Estate of Mr. Frederick H. Prince.
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