A rare pair of nineteenth-century armchairs featuring painted battle scenes in the center of the seat backs. Note the broad walnut apron on the front and double bracing on the sides.
They are labelled Galerie Militaire referring to military-themed artworks, often paintings or illustrations, showcasing depictions of soldiers, battles, and military leaders. Reflecting the era's fascination with war and nationalism, it serves as a visual record of military history and societal perceptions during the 1800s.
Seat height is 17 ¾"
Seat height is 43cm
Condition and wear consistent with age and use.
Approx. overall 32¾" high x 17¾" wide x 19¾" deep
Approx. overall 83cm high x 45cm wide x 50cm deep