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153 Lafayette Street, 6th Floor New York City, NY 10013 , United States Call Seller 212.431.6151 Showrooms


153 Lafayette Street, 6th Floor
New York City, NY 10013
United States

Exceptional Swedish Karl Johann/Empire Armchair in Mahogany

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  • Description
    Fine desk/arm chair in the Karl Johann/Empire style, having a round back with a very nicely modeled klismos style top rail and recessed armrests (with six inches clearance as such) with columnette supports, and taering legs that saber in the back, crafted in handsome cuts of solid Cuban mahogany; Sweden, first half of the 198th century.

    Provenance: The chair once belonged to the dashing figure of Carl Johan Ljunggren (1790 - 1852), noteworthy Swedish military man, artist/illustrator and author.
  • More Information
    Origin: Sweden
    Period: 19th Century
    Materials: Mahogany
    Condition: Good.
    Creation Date: 1st half 19th century
    Styles / Movements: Gustavian, Traditional, Empire
    Incollect Reference #: 553557
  • Dimensions
    W. 21 in; H. 32.5 in; D. 17.5 in;
    W. 53.34 cm; H. 82.55 cm; D. 44.45 cm;
    Seat H. 19 in; Arm H. 27 in;
    Seat H. 48.26 cm; Arm H. 68.58 cm;
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