Louis XV armchair

Louis XV armchair

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The Louis XV armchair is a chair with light and handy backrest, recognizable by its baroque decor and carved in patterns of rock and foliage making him a decorative piece of furniture in a luxurious lounge. For a surplus of comfort, the seat Louis XV is also equipped with armrests and is built in a feminine style to put the ladies at ease despit...

The Louis XV armchair is a chair with light and handy backrest, recognizable by its baroque decor and carved in patterns of rock and foliage making him a decorative piece of furniture in a luxurious lounge. For a surplus of comfort, the seat Louis XV is also equipped with armrests and is built in a feminine style to put the ladies at ease despite their large dresses.

The Louis XV armchair for a royal seat

The Louis XV style armchair is an old piece of furniture with a seat. Its base is made of four curved legs which end in winding snail or dice. The backrest and the seat are upholstered for optimal comfort. The armrests were moved back to allow the ladies to sit while spreading their dress. The frame crosses are carved in a baroque style made of floral motifs and foliage or simply moldings. A cover in fabrics or colorful tapestries and floral motifs in accordance with the baroque style completes the whole.

Two main categories of Louis XV seats are known. On the one hand the chair to the Queen which is a seat characterized by a large flat back slightly tilted back, it is said furnishing, because its imposing structure does not allow to move it easily. And on the other hand, the convertible armchair , lighter, has a curved backrest of small size and arched incomparison of a wider seat, it is a very practical female model. These two categories are designed in gilded, lacquered or waxed wood for luxury or noble wood models in provincial areas.

Modern Louis XV style armchairs

The seats in the time of Louis XV in walnut, beech or other solid wood were reserved for the bourgeoisie, indeed, rare were the peasants in the countryside who owned, but at Versailles they were a common seat. Nowadays these ancient seats have become accessible to all, our store of antique reproductions is a duty to offer them at a price accessible to all. Nowadays they are decorated with modern or antique fabrics to please the majority. So you can buy seats lacquered wood of modern colors, the advantages of the new seats is that they ensure you a comfort ecxellent these being in very good condition, unlike the majority of old seats, if they have not been restored.

The different seats of Louis XV epqoue

The Louis XV style seats are not limited to chairs. Among the classics are the chairs, the shepherdesses, the sofas. Louis xv and louis xvi chairs are a reduced version of the convertible seat, they are always manufactured in series from six to twelve. The Louis XV armchairs are models of seats with plays that is to say that the space between the armrestsand the belt is garnished; among the seats are the duchess armchairs with the elongated seat and the awnings with the widened seat. The Louis XV sofas are in fact a large Louis 15 armchair juxtaposed, the space between armrests and belt is empty and when it is garni it is called sofa trash. The so-called ottoman sofa has its armrests replaced by bedside tables giving the sofa the appearance very close to a bed. With a pair of shepherdesses or a simple sitting style, you are sure to get a refined decoration.

But the Louis XV seats are not made only for the reception room. They are metamorphosed to suit other circumstances: the Louis XV office chair has a rotating seat or a characteristic foot location; the Louis XV styled toilet seats with high-backed backrests to put the head or the seats of convenience concealing a bidet.

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