Absolutely Stunning Empire Style Settee.
Standing on wonderful Ormolu cast lions paw feet. ( Ormolu from French or moulu, signifying ground or pounded gold) is an English term, used since the 18th century for the gilding technique of applying finely ground, high-carat gold–mercury amalgam to an object of bronze, and for objects finished in this way)
Ormolu Patre to the mahogany uprights and a classical Ormolu plaque depicting an ancient Greek Horse and Chariot Scene.
Recently upholstered in a high quality classic fabric.
This piece is of French origin and was manufactured around 1860 and is of superb quality and condition.
Height 39" (99cm)
Width 80" (203cm)
Depth 26" (66cm)
Date of Manufacture: 1860