Four Italian Neoclassical giltwood armchairs with blue Fortuny upholstery<br>late 18th century
Lot 3363W
A superb set of four Italian Neoclassical giltwood armchairs
late 18th century
Sold for US$ 42,700 inc. premium
Lot Details
A superb set of four Italian Neoclassical giltwood armchairs
late 18th century
Each with an octagonal back carved with a laurel band surmounted by acanthus vines over outset arms carved as ribbon tied clustered vines ending in foliate terminals above water reed carved supports over a shaped seat and rail carved with laurel swags raised on tapering fluted legs, upholstered in Fortuny fabric.
height 39 1/2in (100cm); width 26 1/2in (67cm); depth 20 1/2in (52cm)

Footnotes

  • When designing the interior of a Nob Hill residence, Michael Taylor sold these chairs to his client, Vincent Friia. When the residence was later updated by Albert Hadley and Gary Hager of Parish-Hadley Associates, the chairs were reupholstered. They are illustrated in Architectural Digest, May, 1990, The Beaux Arts on Nob Hill, page 235.
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