Renaissance Revival Savonarola Chair - Janney's Collection
Early 20th C. Savonarola or Dante chair in the Italian Renaissance style. The padded rectangular back, armrests and seat are upholstered in gold velvet with tassels and brass nailhead trim. The frame is carved with acanthus and features a "grotesque" mask centered on the curule x-base. The front and back legs are joined with three lathe-turned and carved stretchers. Seat 14.5"H, arms 24.5"H. The upholstery is in very good vintage condition. The frame has stabilized, ...