Mid-Century French Carved Sheep Bone Dining Chairs and Armchairs, Suite of 8
Dress a dining or breakfast table with this elegant suite of highback side chairs and matching armchairs! Crafted in France circa 1960 and made of beech wood, each chair stands on carved “Os de Mouton” (sheep bone) legs decorated with a bottom stretcher; each seating features a tall arched and pitched back, and a wide and comfortable seat. The Classic chairs are upholstered with their original woven needlework style upholstery, depicting knights on horseback with foliate motifs; they are further dressed with decorative brass nail heads trims. The Louis XIII style dining chairs are in very good condition commensurate with age and use, and adorn a rich walnut patina throughout the frame. Some wear of the fabric. Set of 6 sidechairs and 2 armchairs. (Os de mouton is a design term that refers to the classic, sinuous stretchers that are a defining element of Louis XIII furniture. The shape of the chair legs is based on the shape of the legs of a lamb. The term is translated literally as “mutton bone.”) Measures: 19″ W x 18″ D x 46″H.
|Dimensions||19" W x 18" D x 46" H|
Mid 20th Century