A gorgeous antique French Empire style armchair known as a fauteuil, circa 1825 . The well carved fruitwood frame with very elegant gondola back and carved armrests and sabre front and rear legs. Superb carved minimalist details to armrest shoulders in the form of styilised palmet crown and horizontal mouldings at the wrist.
Piano black hand polished finish is beautifully complimented with rouge velvet spring upholstered seat.
French Circa 1825