Rare French Tufted Salon with Original Furnishings - 19th Century
This charming large size set includes 7 pieces. The set comprises a wooden violin shaped table, two comfortable armchairs and two chairs with ebony-painted wooden carved legs. The seats are upholstered with original tufted blue silk and tiny silk-covered buttons. The seat backs are trimmed with blue cord, and all pieces are trimmed with colorful fringed braid. Two interesting furnishings complete this set : a marvelous dressing or sewing table witch can be opened to reveal a mirror and a silk fabric-covered compartment for treasures of your doll and a chest of drawers with three opened drawers, original knobs and marble top.
The table is 5 1/8"(13 cm) high and 8 7/8"(22.7 cm) long. Armchairs are 6 1/4"(16 cm) high and chairs are 7 "(17.8 cm) high. Dressing table is 6 1/4"(16 cm) high, 6 7/8"(17.6 cm) wide and 4 3/4"(12 cm) deep. Chest of drawers is 6 3/4"(17 cm) high, 8 5/8"(22 cm) large and 4 1/8"(10.5 cm) deep.
French. Circa 1865, Napoleon III era.
Very good condition. Upholstery in excellent condition. Note a repair to the wooden table top. Lower corners of the marble top slightly worn.
Value point : rare to find this salon with its original furnishings.