A Carved Venetian Gros Point Tapestry Arm Chair (c. 1885)


Made in Venice during the third quarter of the 19th century, this monumental arm chair is covered in rich Renaissance-revival gros-point needlework, influenced by the work of Eugène Viollet-le-Duc, with full relief carved figures of putti and winged dragons.

51½ x 33 ½ x 22 ½ x 20 in.

Walnut, wool tapestry