Voltaire Style Armchair - Yellow Silk Upholstery
A 19th century "Voltaire" armchair in gorgeous original yellow silk, which is in an amazing condition for its age. Brass upholstery tacks with beautiful patina. Sturdy walnut frame. Voltaire chairs (whose name comes from the famous French writer and philosopher of the 18th century) are famous for their clean lines with a curved back, apron and legs, and straight armrests. This makes them so easy to place in any interior, be it modern or traditional. This gorgeous example was purchased in Fontaine-De-Vaucluse in the heart of Provence (South East part of France).
Overall dimensions: 66cm wide x 65cm deep x 114cm tall.
Seating dimensions: 52cm wide between armrests x 45cm deep x 43cm high.