Rococo Style Settee, Sofa or Canape in Fine Black and Beige Upholstery, a Pair
19th-early 20th century settees / canapes or loveseats in Rococo style having a fine Fabric. This is simply the finest pair of wonderfully covered and carved oversized settees or canapes anyone could wish to fine. The detailed carvings on the lower frame depicting a pair of cherub holding a shell form rose basket. The strong and sturdy frame having five legs in the Louis XV fashion and a barley twist connecting undercarriage. The ebony and beige fabric very decorative with trompe l'oeil design and overstuffed backrest and arms. The back and sides with an ebony velour. Only the finest quality covering these once in a lifetime couches. Very comfortable with great size and style. A pair from this period having such style and flair are certainly not going to be seen anywhere else but your home.
Rococo, less commonly Roccoco or Late Baroque, is an exceptionally ornamental and theatrical style of architecture, art and decoration which combines asymmetry, scrolling curves, gilding, white and pastel colors, sculpted molding, and trompe l'oeil frescoes to create surprise and the illusion of motion and drama.
Dimensions: 46" H x 54" W x 34" D
Seat Hight: 20.5”
Period: Early 20th Century
Condition: Good. Refinished. Wear consistent with age and use. Minor fading.
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