Louis XVI Canapé Settee
Louis XVI painted and parcel-gilt canapé settee. Circa late 18th century. 70″ long.
The Louis XVI painted and parcel-gilt canapé settee is a seating piece that dates back to the late 18th century. It is characterized by a painted and gilded frame, and features fluted columns, rosettes, and laurel wreaths. The canapé settee has a rectangular backrest, padded armrests, and a cushioned seat. The style of the Louis XVI period was known for its refinement and elegance, and this can be seen in the intricate detailing of the canapé settee. It was a popular furniture piece in the French court and remains highly sought after by collectors and enthusiasts today.