A.R.T. Furniture

Old World Upholstered Back Side Chair, Set of 2

The high traditional design of Old World is inspired primarily by classic European styles of antiquity. Clearly influenced by the later Renaissance period, which featured enrichment of ornament and outline, Old World reflects the elaborate details of the French and English translation of this significant architectural movement. Roman design standards like columns and pilasters were applied to furniture as well as a full complement of bases, cornices and pediments. Tlumns and pilasters were applied to furniture as well as a full complement of bases, cornices and pediments. The veneer is created by artistic use of cathedral cherry and exotic avodire veneers set off by fine herringbone inlay. Sculptural acanthus leaf carvings adorn the canted pilasters of the case pieces, and the case fronts are highlighted by a carved frame molding in a rhythmic Lamb's tongue motif.The back frame of these striking chairs are decorated with lamb?s tongue carving on front and back, complementing the frame carving on all case pieces. The scroll and shell motif found within the bonnets and crowns throughout the collection are carved into the head rail of the chairs. The padded arms are covered in top grain leather for a luxurious look and feel. The seats are shaped and tailored for comfort and elegance. The carved cabriole legs match the legs of the dining table with the coordination of motifs throughout the dining room making these chairs a perfect choice for either dining table. The finish is a rich and warm pomegranate shade that has both depth and clarity which allows the natural beauty of the wood graining to shine through. Burnished edges, hand rubbed fronts and machine rubbed tops provide a satiny glow that enriches the Old World feel of this collection.Chair back is fabric-upholstered (back and front)Arms and seat are padded with top grain leatherSOLD AS A SET OF 2 read more