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  • Louis XVI Green Painted Cerule Bench, 19th Century
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Louis XVI Green Painted Cerule Bench, 19th Century

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Circa early-to-mid 19th century; with new woven linen upholstery
Item # 803CNC13 

The gorgeous old paint of this cerule bench brings depth that only a historical surface can provide.  The rich green has oxidized into various hues ranging from forest to pale with touches of brown against the gilded highlights of the raised edges.  An infinite swirling motif traces the legs and curved arms, rising to detailed carved and applied rosettes scaled down from the central rosette locking the legs together on either side.  The turned and fluted baluster stretching the legs is mirrored in the arms on either side of the woven linen cushion.  This down-stuffed cushion is incredibly comfortable and supportive, allowing the bench to be functional and enjoyable as a regular entertaining piece.  Likely crafted in France during the second quarter of the 19th century, it remains sturdy and firm in all joints.  It is a very fine acquisition for the classical interior where a worn patina and well proportioned form bring life to a room.

Measurements:  28 3/4" W x 16 1/4" D x 25 1/2" H, 20 1/2" H to seat

Condition Report:
Extensive surface distressing, wear and loss to paint throughout.  Cracks to center joints, though remaining sturdy and strong.  Chips to wood throughout.  New woven linen upholstery.