6 klismos chairs

6 chairs klismos mahogany originating in Northern Europe and made around 1820, just after the end of the Napoleonic Empire.
These Klismos chairs whose shape is inherited from Greek Antiquity, symbolizes the great return of the antique taste brought by the Consulate and the Empire style.

The central motif on each chair depicts Zeus in the form of an eagle topped by a snake, illustrating the struggle between positive heavenly energies and earthly evils.

Dimensions Length x Width x Height
18.5 × 20.47 × 33.07 in
XIXth century
Year
1820
Decorative art
Seats

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