A grand pair of Late 19th C. walnut fauteuil’s from Lyon, France. These chairs are carved with highly raised and detailed carvings. Stylized carvings to the crest of the chairs with stylized shell to the center and gadrooned leaf corners. The floral carvings around the shaped frame of the back. Leading to two padded arms with setback arm supports. The cusp of the front rail has a complimentary stylized shell carving. Heavy floral carvings on the knee of the chairs leading to cabriole leg with scroll foot. The rail of the chairs is exposed and carved all the way around. These chair are most definitely made with the finest craftsmanship. The seat remove for fresh covering and are shown in muslin fabric as purchased. You will notice the back still have the original fabric ( a love it or not). C.1880-1900.
30″ wide x 28″ deep x 42.5″ tall
19″ seat height
27.5″ arm height