Italian 19th Century Large Sofa Sicilian Canapè with Lacquer Gilding Red Velvet
Antique Italian sofa from Sicily a Louis Philippe poplar sofa dating back to the last quarter of 19th century, with a dark lacquer serpentine back frame decorated with an elegant vegetal hand-carving with gilt roses centered by a shelled gilded profiles.
This elegant Italian sofa is raised on a scalloped skirt, as well as two short scrolled feet in the front and two straight in the back. The beautifully curved Silhouette and the great patina make this Italian 19th century canapé an excellent choice for any living room.
Good poplar wooden structure condition, with minor gilding wear and losses. This antique settee comes from a private house in Milan has still a comfortable seating but shows signs and wear consistent with age and use. It is upholstered with distressed red velvet, with a tear as showed in closed-up picture. Padding is in overall fair age related condition.
height: 128 cm
width: 225 cm
depth: 66 cm
This is a beautiful set of four solid mahogany chairs in the fabulous Empire style made in Italy in the late 20th century. The mahogany is beautiful in color and has been embellished with striking ormolu mounts typical of the era, finely cast and gilded elaborate bronze mount to the backs. Curved cabriole legs ending with carved hoof feet.
They have been new upholstered in a fabulous red and gold patterned damask silk of French origin. Condition: In good age related condition having been beautifully polished and upholstered, see photos for confirmation, only two small bronze elements missing, two arrows. They date back to the second half of 20th century and come from a private residence of Milan.
Height: 90 cm Width: 50 cm Depth: 52 cm
Italian antique walnut armchairs realized in the early 20th century. Fully and newly upholstered back and seat. Finely carved walnut frame. Armrest ends in foliate carvings. Back frames topped by quiver and torch carving, elegant French Louis XV decorative elements.
Good age related condition.