Antique and Vintage French Dining Chairs Product Details
41.50H x 19.25W x 17D
These antique French Renaissance Louis XIII style dining chairs look so pretty with their blue damask upholstery. The set of six Louis XIII dining chairs are a wonderful choice if you want to add a dash of elegant blue color to your dining room. The armless chairs are crafted with a walnut wood frame and they will also look fresh and upscale as side chairs in any room of your house. Picture them as side chairs in your master bedroom and guest bedroom. they will add all the beautiful color that you need! Dating to 1900, these six chairs were made in France and they are a direct import from France. They feature a lovely design of gently curved stretchers forming an X shape, accented by a finial in the center of the X. The strong shape beneath the seat is softened by the soft blue upholstery. These six antique Renaissance Louis XIII style dining chairs are an unusual find for your home.
Louis XIII <div>RENAISSANCE REVIVAL: LOUIS XIII STYLE</div><div>As the middle class rose in status and wealth with the advent of the Industrial Revolution in the 19th century, more people were able to afford furniture. This flattening of society in combination with technological advancements created a surge of furniture production. Improved transportation meant a greater variety of wood was available at lower costs. For the first time, furniture became accessible and affordable to the common man. From the 1830s to the end of the 19th century, furniture makers reached back to earlier historical styles, and reinterpreted them with a great deal of creativity and experimentation. Although machines were used to increase speed and productivity, most of the carvings were still done by hand. Consumers were hungry for large, ornate and heavily carved furniture that would impress their friends and family and show off their newly found wealth. The Renaissance Revival style is marked by massive proportions and heavy, ornate carvings. Most furniture was produced in dark oak and walnut. There are actually several sub-styles that fall under the broader Renaissance Revival style and include the Henry II (Henri II) style, Hunting style, Mechelen style, and Louis XIII style.</div><div>When his father, Henry IV (1589 1610) was assassinated, Louis XIII took the French throne at the age of 9 years old. Along with his aide Cardinal Richelieu, Louis XIII is considered to be the first of a series of absolute monarchs that eventually lead to the French Revolution in the 18th century. The Louis XIII style most often refers to large armchairs and is characterized by large arm rests, heavy, turned legs, and often tapestry-style upholstery. The Louis XIII style marks the end of the Renaissance style, which was followed by a shift to the Rococo style. 19th century consumers loved Renaissance Revival pieces based on the earlier Louis XIII style.</div>
Condition of this Antique and Vintage Dining Chairs
Used - Good
Normal wear due to age and use.
Shipping for this French Dining Chairs
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.