Set of 6 Baroque Chairs, Germany 18th century
This very pretty unique set of 6 Baroque chairs was made in the 18th century in Germany. The chairs feature hand-carved oak wood with floral ornaments. The open work back gives them a light an elegant look. The four curved legs are connected by a stretcher. The seats are covers with a grey velvet.
In furniture craftsmen found a flair for the dramatic in Baroque style. As a direct antecedent to the even more lavish rococo style that followed after, in the mid-18th century, Baroque furniture embraced exuberant detail and grandiose accoutrements.
Baskets of fruits and flowers, seashells, heads, volutes, and armaments all made their way into furniture design. From the feet to the surfaces of tables, commodes, and closets, decoration became a core feature of furnishings. Baroque furniture is as beautiful as it is well-made. For one thing, only the most highly trained cabinetmakers produced these pieces. Before mechanization, artisans painstakingly crafted furniture by hand.
The Baroque chairs offered on Styylish have beautiful hand-carved details and their nicely curved feet and open work backs give them a certain lightness. You can easily combine them with a straight and modern designed table. An eclectic combination of antique and modern will give your dining room a unique and elegant touch.
The Baroque chairs are sold in good original condition and measure Height: 38.98 in. (99 cm), Width: 19.69 in. (50 cm), Depth: 18.51 in. (47 cm), Seat Height: 19.3 in. (49 cm). The set of Baroque chairs ships from Germany and includes shipping and customs to Boston.
Compare the picture in the gallery for an example of a combination of Baroque and modern.
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