19th Century French Louis Philippe Hand Carved Oak Prayer Bench with Velvet
Place this elegant antique Arma Christi prayer chair in your bedroom for daily devotions. Crafted in France, circa 1860, the traditional kneeler sits on scrolled feet over a simple bombe apron. The chair with a wide and cushioned seat features a tall back decorated with hand carved scrolled motifs and acanthus leaves and embellished in the center with a cross, ladder, spear and sponge symbols as a reminder of Christ suffering and dying for us. The religious “Prie-Dieu” (French for Praying God) is upholstered with a red velvet fabric, and embellished by decorative nailheads. The large prayer bench is in excellent condition with a rich walnut patina. Some wear on the upholstery. Measures: 18.5″ W x 18.5″ D x 37″ H.
|Dimensions||18.5" W x 18.5" D x 37" H|