gothic chairs

Mid 19th Century. Very fine pair of Gothic influenced American Rococo parlor/hall chairs. Elegant tall pierce carved backs in a solid black walnut with a graceful foliate design, flanked by flowing spiral turned posts with ball topped finials.  The wooden seat platform is decorated on the front and sides with dentil molding in a Gothic Taste.  The front legs are a flowing spiral with a turned bottom and original brass casters.  The rear legs are simple and curve back slightly.  Cleaned and re-polished.  Re-upholstered several years ago in a fined striped silk which has some slight staining but otherwise excellent condition.  42" tall x 19"wide x 21" deep with a seat height of 17" .  Price $2300. for the pair.

Item ID # 5277

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