Walnut Savonarola Chairs with Carved Lion Head Arms Vintage Pair

$1,495

SKU 414-SEA-069 Category Tags ,

Gorgeous carved Savonarola style pair of chairs in walnut with lion heads for the arm ends. This is a vintage circa 20th century pair in terrific condition.

 

Chair Size:

  • Height – 33.5 Inches
  • Width Open – 25.5 Inches
  • Width Folded – 6.5 Inches
  • Depth – 20 Inches
  • Seat Depth – 10 Inches
  • Seat Height – 18.5 Inches
  • Arm Height – 28 Inches
  • Weight – 14.3 Pounds

 

Crated Size:

  • Height – 36 Inches
  • Width – 20 Inches
  • Depth – 36 Inches
  • Weight – 45 Pounds

 

 

STYLE / PERIOD

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MATERIALS

Walnut

CIRCA

20th Century

LINE/COLLECTION

Savonarola Chair

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Keep in mind warehouse414 items are vintage and not new, so they will have signs of use and wear. See photos and zoom in for details. We attempt to portray any imperfections.

Description

Typical of the Italian Renaissance with carved Florentine backs and lion head arm tips these walnut Savonarola chairs are nothing short of fabulous! This pair created in the 20th century, most likely 1960s – 1970s, are in perfect condition. The Savonarola chair is a type of folding chair with an X frame when viewed from the front or back. It was designed to fold so it was portable and used during campaigns or other outdoor pursuits. The title Savonarola comes from the name of Italian Renaissance Dominican friar, Girolamo Savonarola, who is renowned for his clash with tyrannical rulers and corrupt clergy. To fold this interestingly beautiful chair you must first remove the back rail which simply slides upward out of slots in the arms, then push the arms together to fold. This pair would make perfect hallway or entryway chairs. You need to make them yours.

Details

STYLE / PERIOD

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MATERIALS

Walnut

CIRCA

20th Century

LINE/COLLECTION

Savonarola Chair