A Set of Rosewood Napoleon III Aubusson Salon Sofa and Chairs


Luxuriously carved in rosewood, this set — a large sofa, four arm chairs, and two side chairs — is upholstered with a Aubusson tapestry depictions of the fables of La Fontaine.

Side Chair: 38.5 x 19.5 x 22.; Seat height: 18 in.

Arm Chair: 40.5 x 27 x 26 in.; Seat height: 18 in.

Sofa: 44 x 72 x 29 in.; Seat height: 16 in.

Date: c. 1850