Dining Chairs Set 8 Vintage French Sheepbone Oak Brown/Beige Stripe Upholstery
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Antique and Vintage French Dining Chairs Product Details
43.50H x 19.50W x 18.50D
Are you searching for a set of bold brown or tan upholstered chairs' This fabulous set of 8 vintage French sheepbone dining chairs will grab your attention. The set of 8 chairs dates to 1950, and they are perfect for anyone who likes chairs with impact, as you can see from the striking striped upholstery and stylish Sheepbone style shaping on the legs and stretchers. The chair frame is crafted in oak wood which looks great against the smart upholstery on the seat cushion and back. The brown / beige / tan striped fabric that will make a stylish statement in your dining room. Nailhead trim enhances the substantial Old World appeal of the eight dining chairs, which are a direct import from France. The armless chairs could also be used as attractive side chairs in your eclectic living room, hallway, home office or bedroom. Picture them also in the reception of your professional office, especially if you work in the creative arts or the design world. The set of 8 vintage French sheepbone chairs is sure to make an impression.
Sheepbone <div>LOUIS XIV AND THE BOULLE STYLE</div><div>The Sun King, Louis XIV (1643 1715), ascended the throne shortly before he turned five years of age, although he did not personally rule until the age of 23. Louis XIV enjoyed the longest reign of any European monarch, dying just before his 77th birthday. Louis XIV was an absolute monarchist and history attributes him with the phrase L'tat, c'est moi (I am the State). With an all-powerful monarch around whom the court and all of France rotated, the grandiose Baroque style of furniture and decorative arts, which originated in Italy, was brought to France. To please the King, furniture makers produced massive, elaborate, dramatic and more and more extravagant pieces, just for the sake of extravagance.</div><div>The epitome of this style under Louis XIV was reached by Andr-Charles Boulle (1642 1732), the French furniture maker who is recognized as the preeminant artist in the field of marquetry (the art of using veneer to create patterns). Boulle style became known as the use of very expensive tortoishell veneer, which was then further decorated with inlaid pieces of hand-painted brass. The result is extraordinary and spectacular and all of the courtiers of Louis XIV rushed to acquire their own Boulle-style pieces for their chateaux. Additionally, curvy chair legs, known as mutton-bone turnery or Sheepbone style, were also popular at this time. </div>
Condition of this Antique and Vintage Dining Chairs
Used - Good
Shows normal wear to frames and miscellaneous nicks, dings, and scratches due to age and use. Upholstery is worn and dusty but still in good condition. Some springs need to be retied.
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.