Italian Neoclassical Painted & Parcel Gilt Chairs – Set of 2
A rare and elegant pair of Italian Neoclassical painted and parcel-gilt armchairs comprised of rectangular padded back over out curved arms with volute terminals above a shaped seat raised on tapering legs. Late 18th century. 36″ high, 24-1/2 ” wide, 22-1/2″ deep.
Italian Neoclassical Painted & Parcel Gilt Chairs originated in Italy during the late 18th century. They are known for their ornate design, which includes intricate painted and parcel gilt details. Each of these chairs features a rectangular padded back, out-curved arms with volute terminals, a shaped seat, and tapering legs.
The use of gilt on the chairs was popular during the Neoclassical period, as it added a touch of luxury and sophistication to the design. The painted details on the chairs were inspired by classical motifs. These chairs were created by skilled artisans who used traditional woodworking techniques to create these beautiful pieces. The chairs are made from high-quality walnut, and are both comfortable and visually appealing.
Today, Italian Neoclassical Painted & Parcel Gilt Chairs are highly sought after by collectors and antique enthusiasts. They are considered valuable pieces of history and are often displayed in museums and galleries around the world. If you are lucky enough to own a pair of these chairs, they are sure to add elegance and sophistication to any space they are placed in.