French Tub Chair w/ Swan Carved Armrests


Price is for polished timber finish in standard "brown mahogany" colour. Price is also inclusive of coil sprung upholstery &/or separate seat cushions where applicable. Fabric choice is totally unlimited & can be chosen at any convenient location. We will order it for you, but this is not inclusive in this price. All items can be custom finished to any requirement. Please contact us for any special requirements & pricing.

French Empire period French tub chair carved with detailed swan wing arms and curved sabre legs. Upholstered in watermarked pure silk fabric with seperate feather and foam cushion.

SKU #CH 1109

French Style Tub Chair

An antique reading chair shown fully gilded in gold leaf. This beautiful French tub chair has hand carve swan wing arms and sabre legs with acanthus leaf carving to the knees. Such a stunning and comfortable reading chair that was often found in stately private Chateau libraries throughout France.

Often, this French style tub chair would have been upholstered in decorative lighter coloured fabrics that were popular at the beginning of the Empire period c1800. Darker fabrics, such as this watermarked pure silk fabric gradually gained momentum for French Empire furniture later in the period, as fashion became more formal.

For many choices of antique reading chair or even a French country armchair, please call Mahogany by Hand to discuss our many different options for this French tub chair. 03 9555 1210