Set of 4 painted, guilded, silk upholstered french chairs

Dec 01, 2019. 16:56 UTC
set of 4 painted, guilded, silk upholstered french chairs
Sandra
United States of America

Category
Asian art

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For sale
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Description

set of 4 wooden, painted green, guilded silk upholstered french side, dining chairs

Provenance

came from wealthy heiress in Naples florida estate

$600 - $900 (United States Dollar)
Answered within about 2 hours
Dec 01, 18:52 UTC
By Delia

Thanks so much, Sandra, for the dimensions!

This is a really nice set of Italian (likely Venetian) side chairs, probably late 19th century from the look of them. These are fairly popular as decorative items; here are some examples of comparable auction sales so you can get a sense of the current market:
($450) https://www.invaluable.com/auction-lot/pair-venetian-paint-decorated-side-chairs-57e4b9abb8
($400) https://www.invaluable.com/auction-lot/a-pair-giltwood-venetian-rococo-style-side-chairs-b184f049da
($937) https://www.invaluable.com/auction-lot/set-of-six-venetian-rococo-painted-side-chairs-3284cfb8e8

Based on the photographs and information provided, and subject to examination, you have:
A set of four Venetian paint decorated and parcel gilt balloon-back side chairs
Probably late 19th Century
with silk upholstery
37 inches overall height; seat height 20 inches; width 19 inches; depth 17 inches
PROVENANCE: Naples, Florida estate
$600-900 (represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary)

Please let us know if you have additional items to appraise, and thank you for using Mearto.

Sandra j rubino smith Dec 02, 00:09 UTC

38.5" tall

Sandra j rubino smith Dec 02, 00:10 UTC

from the floor to the top
let me get back to you tomorrow and i will re measure for you. they are at our shop....
thanks
sandi

Sandra j rubino smith Dec 02, 16:57 UTC

actual measurements....37" tall from floor to top of back, chair seat is 20" tall from floor to top of seat. 19" wide and 17" deep

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