19th Century French Napoleon III Carved Blackened “Prie-Dieu” Prayer Chair
Place this elegant feminine antique prayer chair in your bedroom for daily devotions. Crafted in France, circa 1890, the traditional, fruitwood kneeler sits on turned feet over a simple bombe apron. The chair has a wide and deep seat, flanked by carved columns on the sides, and is decorated in the center with a hand carved cross and a crown below it. The Napoleon III religious “Prie-Dieu” (French for Praying God) is upholstered with a intricate pink and white floral leaf pattern fabric, and embellished with a decorative gimp throughout. The walnut prayer bench is in excellent condition commensurate with age and use, and adorns a rich blackened patinated finish with gilt accents throughout. Measures: 19.75″ W x 16.5″ D x 36″ H.
|Dimensions||19.75" W x 16.5" D x 36" H|
Late 19th Century