The enclosed, sloping arms and intricately-carved frame of this Louis XVI- inspired piece recall a French bergere chair – a neoclassical design meant for dining as well as relaxing. For ordering assistance and more, please contact us. For aesthetic advice and tips to help decorate your space, enjoy our complimentary home styling services.
19th C. Antique French Wingback Bergere Chair
An exceptional-quality antique French Louis XVI style wingback bergere chair, dated from the late 19th to early 20th century, the original off-white distress painted and elegantly carved frame depicting motifs of foliate, musical instrument, acanthus and drapery ornaments. Later upholstered in French Toile fabric, cushioned seat, padded arms, raised on fluted legs.
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Once Upon a Time... Jack Harlie's Nursery | Alice Lane
I’ve always loved children’s literature! Perhaps it’s the simple vocabulary that most often rhymes, but mostly because of the pictures! It charms and enlightens immediately! Have you ever read a Dr. Seuss book that starts out dull before the plot thickens?!? Neither have I. Books written for children have to make an impact at the...
Our New French Bergère Chair
As I’ve been decorating our apartment, I’ve tried to show restraint and keep things from getting too girly. I’ve always said that good design involves knowing when to hold back. I also want to have a happy hubby who feels at home in our apartment – who won’t feel grossed out by too much frill. ...
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