Italian 18th Century Louis XV Walnut Canapé Settee
Dimensions: 32 3/4″H x 78 1/2″W x 25 1/2″D
An outstanding Louis XV style settee, totally hand-carved in walnut, from the 18th century, Italy. The upholstered settee has fantastic, scrolled arms that instantly grab your attention. The sides and back of the sofa are open, with carved walnut slats that hold the cushions in place. The skirt is adorned with wonderfully carved scrolled details, and carved medallions found where the legs meet the skirt, at the knee. The cabriole legs terminate in carved hoofed feet. The floral patterned upholstery is in good condition and secured to the frame with brass nail heads. c.1780.