French Louis XV Chairs (1723-1774)
|Louis XV Chair|
|Louis XV Pouffe|
|Louis XV Sofa|
The wood takes a twisted form and sculpture is abundant at the end of the reign of Louis XV. The lines are made of curves and cons ogee curves. The record, violin-shaped, lies off the bottom, leaving a space between them. Consoles and Louis xv desks are much back armrests and flare. Fashion dresses being the baskets, the women must sit with ease.
The models are rich with sculptures depicting flowers (especially roses), grenades exploded, acanthus leaves and shells complemented by foliage, staples simulating an anchor or rock more or less tormented.
|Louis XV Armchair|
An important novelty is the creation of the seat undercarriages, which allow you to change the decor with the seasons or receptions. Greater variety of woods are used. Most of these seats are painted where the futility of employing particular species. Varnishes are treated. The seats are sometimes embellished with sculpture in gold leaf, as in the case of royal seats. The liner is longer. Seats for cane, the cushion is replaced by a square dive. The cushions are filled with feathers or down. The assembly is hidden and perfect finishes.
|Louis XV Settee|