M. Markley Antiques

2 Gothic Dining Chairs 4180 with Open Tracery

 

2 gothic revival dining chairs
Price $1,595
Item 4180 - Width 17½, Height 45, Depth 15½ (in inches)
Wood - Walnut
Date - Circa 1890
Country of Origin - France
Additional photos below text

These two dining chairs are identical to 6 chairs offered as Item 5116 with the following exceptions:

- On the backs of these chairs the tracery is open;

- The backs of these chairs are identical, unlike 5116 where each of the six chairs has a different design;

- The front of the seats does not have an undulating pattern.

Nevertheless, they could be included with Item 5116 to complete a set of 8 gothic dining chairs the design of whose tops, including fleurs-de-lys finials, is identical. These chairs were acquired by us as part of a set with armchairs 4180A and 4180B, which have already been sold.

The most representative color, given the challenges of photographing dark furniture, is in the image at the top of this page.

References

Ader-Tajan, Collection Bruno Perrier Haute Epoque (Catalog for Sale at Auction on April 6, 1992 at the Hôtel Drouot, Paris); Boccador, Jacqueline, Le Mobilier Français du Moyen Age à la Renaissance, Editions d'Art Monelle Hayot (Saint-Just-en-Chaussée, 1988); Thirion, Jacques, Le Mobilier du Moyen Age et de la Renaissance en France (Editions Faton, Dijon, 1998); Viollet-le-Duc, Eugène, Le Mobilier Médiéval (Georges Bernage, editor) (Editions Heimdal, 2003).

Uses

These chairs are ideal for surrounding a walnut dining table such as Item 4110.

4180-gothic dining chair top
4180-side view gothic dining chair top
4180-chair top finial
4180-tracery back of gothic dining chairs
4180-base gothic chair
4180-base gothic dining chair
4180-rear view gothic dining chair