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
Decorative art

Large piece of furniture with drawers
Louis XIV style gilded wood bed
Large Dutch chandelier in varnished bronze from the 19th century
Pair of large Louis XIII Style armchairs
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