Pair of Louis XVI style low bergeres in gilt wood, circa 1880
Pair of Louis XVI style low bergeres in carved and gilded wood. The low and trilobed back forms a basket with the arms. Oval-shaped seat standing on four legs ended with a snail. Decor of flowers, agraphs, foliages, acanthus leaves and mouldings. Seat and back filled with celadon green velvet.
French work realized circa 1880.
Dimensions : H 76 x W 76 x P 50 cm
Reference : LS4429551
Celadon designates both a color and a type of ceramic specific to China and the Far East. “Celadon Green”: it’s a color name designating a shade of green. Celadon is particularly appreciated in Asia, because it allows to obtain the color of jade, the sacred stone. The name celadon is today almost always associated with porcelain, usually Chinese. In French, the origin of the word comes from Honoré d’Urfé’s novel L’Astrée (17th century), one of whose characters, Céladon, a shepherd, wears green ribbons.
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