Two French carved armchairs. 1st item: Louis XV style giltwood fauteuil with Fortuny upholstery. Curved crest rail with center shell flanked by swag and floral decoration surrounding the upholstered back, arms and stuffed upholstered seat, carved cartouches on hand rests, raised on acanthus carved cabriole legs ending in scrolled toes. 40 3/4" H x 28 1/2" W x 23 1/2" D overall. French, late 19th century. 2nd item: Louis XVI style polychrome fauteuil with balloon-shaped back with ribbon carving surrounding upholstered back and arms, acanthus carving down fluted arm rail and band of running coin carving on seat rail. Cylindrical fluted tapering legs topped by carved floral block. White staining to surface. 38 1/2" H x 27 3/4" W x 24 1/2" D overall. French, late 19th century. Provenance: Private Tullahoma, TN collection. CONDITION: Both chairs in overall good condition with minor losses to carving and gilt or paint decoration. 2nd chair with some splits to back rail.
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