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    Posted 4 years ago

    zeitgyst
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    This is a chair that came from the estate of a woman who lived most of her life in France, the chair was shipped from France and never fully unpacked, it has a sleek modernist frame that has several layers of paint on it, the top coat being gold, the padded seat is a silk fabric, tufted with stuffing of excelsior and perhaps horse hair...

    The chair measures 28.5" tall, 16" w,16" deep, seat height 16".

    I think the design is very unique, I have looked for a signature but so far have not found one...I am wondering if anyone has any idea as to the age and how you would describe this? what period would it be?

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    1. Gillian, 4 years ago
      Do you intend restoring this chair. The chair is not in good condition at all. Here are the results of a google image search for Art Nouveau chair.
      https://www.google.ca/search?q=art+nouveau+chair&client=ubuntu&hs=fEg&channel=fs&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwji35iemcLNAhXs54MKHbvgAY8Q_AUICCgB&biw=1700&bih=872
      The title that you used for you chair is very ambiguous. As I said, the chair right now, from what can be seen of it, defies description. I mean no offence at all.
    2. emanueljay, 3 years ago
      Beautiful chair. definitely looks French to me. I'm sorry I do not have any information about the chair but I would suggest searching website like 1stdibs.com as they tend to deal with items of similar quality. Great find, by the way.

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