OTHER PERIODS AC164
OTHER PERIODS AC164

Renaissance revival 19th Century arm chair (late 17th Century German model). Solid oak. Magnificently detailed wood carvings including a pierced crest crown with two lions, a key and six-edged star; backrest with a scene of a monk in the wine cellar and a Latin quote "IN VINO VERITAS" (the truth is in the wine). Arms ending in carved lion heads, legs with paw feet. Carved owl with spread wings on the front apron.
19th century, Germany
19"/59" h, 20 1/2" w, 24" d
Reference: figure 133, E. Holm "Stuhle..." (Chairs...), eine Stilgeschichte...(a style history...)



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