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Antique Accent Chair Brittany Savonarola Carved Figure Oak 1920 Savona Rola

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Dimensions (inches): 36H x 24W x 21.50D
Seat 18.25H

Comment: This antique French Brittany style Savonarola or Savona Rola accent chair is one of the most unusual chairs we have brought back from France for our customers in the USA. The French accent chair was crafted around the year 1920 in oak wood. It features a wonderful carving on the chair back of a merry French man who is enjoying his beverage we suspect it is a flagon of ale or the famous Brittany cider! The Savonarola or Savona Rola style of chair was developed in 15th century Italy and it is named for the Dominican friar Girolamo Savonarola, who lived in Florence during the Italian Renaissance. The original design was intended to be foldable and portable, and this created the X-shaped structure. The chairs are also sometimes called X-chairs and even though this magnificent antique example is not foldable, we suspect that Girolamo Savonarola would heartily approve of its fine craftsmanship, beautiful carvings and solid oak wood construction. The carved figure on the back of the chair would usually symbolize the owner and this feature is typical of the Savonarola type of chair, as are the slats on the seat. This magnificent antique French Brittany style Savonarola will be a wonderful talking point in your home and an excellent design accent.

Origin: France

Date: 1920

Material: Oak

Style: Brittany

Mark: EuroLux Home

Subject: Savona Rola

Used - Good

Item Specifics: Trim at the top of the back of the chair has been added.

Free Shipping: Free shipping only applies within the Contiguous 48 United States and this item will be shipped via Vanline. Furniture (over 100 pounds) is shipped via white glove delivery service, which includes bringing the item into your home and placing the item in the room of your choice on the main level of your home. This service includes light assembly and the removal of packing materials. White glove service normally takes 3 to 4 weeks, although delays may occur for more remote locations. Someone must be present to accept and sign for the delivery.