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a good pair of french empire fruitwood and parcel-gilt armchairs with sphinx-head motifs
1716
19th century

each with rectangular framed back above half-round padded arms emanating from lotus leaf carving; raised on well-carved winged sphinx heads above a bowed seat; all over quadrangular supports terminating in robust paw feet; restored; with later boar skin.

Height: 
37"
Seat height: 
18"
Width: 
24"
Depth: 
24"
$8,750
Sold
a large-scaled and elegant french louis xvi style ivory painted and parcel gilt oval back open armChairs
2037
Circa 1860

the circular padded back with floral carved crest rail above padded arms over s-scrolled supports; joining a generous bowed seat and apron with foliate carving; raised on turned fluted supports; restored with beige boar skin upholstery

Height: 
38 1/2"
Seat height: 
16 1/2"
Width: 
26 1/2"
Depth: 
27"
$4,800
Available
an impressive and boldly scaled russian neoclassical style black lacquer armchair with brass inlay
1947
Circa 1900

the outwardly scrolling crestrail above an openwork back centering a diamond-shaped splat; the downscrolled arms joining a generous upholstered seat; raised on tapering supports on castered feet; minor repairs

Height: 
37 1/4"
Seat height: 
16
Width: 
37"
Depth: 
29"
$1,875
Available

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