A pair of highly decorative late 19th century (circa 1890) French mahogany fauteuils in the Empire style with ormolu mounts.
This pair of armchairs each consist of a shaped top rail with central ormolu mount with mask design and ormolu mounts to either side.
This leads down to shaped arms with carved decoration to the top, the shaped arm supports with carved fleur-de-lis design below.
The armchairs having an upholstered back and seat finished in a neutral linen type fabric in very good condition.
This leads down to a shaped front seat rail with ormolu rosette and foliate mount to the centre with ormolu rosettes to either end.
The chairs are supported on ormolu monopodia legs to the front of winged lion heads with paw feet and outswept legs to the back, the chair having a recessed and upholstered panel to the back.
This pair of chairs are in very good condition for age, are of stable construction and can go straight into a home.
Height: 35.25” / 89.5cm
Width: 25” / 63.5cm
Depth: 20” / 50.75cm
Seat height: 18” / 45.75cm