Antique French Carved Oak Cathedral Altar CHAIR Gothic Prayer Lion Renaissance
Antique French Carved Oak Cathedral Altar CHAIR Gothic Prayer Lion Renaissance. Direct from a French Cathedral. A very unique altar chair, with breathtaking hand carved designs. Dimensional rampant lions form each side, with their crown supporting the arms and their claw feet forming the base. Notice the lions mane, facial features, tail, and aforementioned feet, all carved with stunning talent and accuracy Front lions paws lay against a coat of arms with carved dolphins Each side arm carved with SALVE. And of course the chair back is equally impressive, with opulent hand carved French shell and flourishes, center mask and side serpents. The needlework could have been handcrafted by nuns or the altar society, as they often had this responsibility! And strong, hand carved and well built by craftsmen of the period. 31.5height x 25.5 x 24. 20.5 x 10.5 approx.
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Typically 5-7 weeks, depending on your location. Good condition for its age, with normal signs of age, use, dings, scratches and imperfections. Underneath the upholstery liner is torn on one side. Old repair to one of the rampant lions foot. Geaux Vintage Antiques has a large inventory of French, English and European antique furniture, as well as an outstanding selection of antique home décor.
With all that, why Geaux anywhere else? The item "Antique French Carved Oak Cathedral Altar CHAIR Gothic Prayer Lion Renaissance" is in sale since Friday, April 10, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Furniture\Chairs\1800-1899". The seller is "geauxvintagegeaux" and is located in Shreveport, Louisiana. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Region of Origin: France
- Style: Gothic
- Depth: 24
- Sub-Style: French
- Material: Wood & Fabric
- Width: 25.5
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Age: 1800-1899
- Type: Chairs
- Color: Medium Wood Tone
- Height: 31.5
- Time Period Manufactured: 1800-1899