Rare Early Antique French Louis XV Cane Bergere Show Chair Circa 1780


An exceptional example of the highly sought after Louis XV Cane Bergere Chair. This is an absolutely beautiful early version in incredible order for its age. Deep patina from years of use, original worn paints to arms where centuries of hands have rubbed away to reveal the original period base coat. Carved decorative motif to back rest surround worn with years of use. Beautiful swept arms and double cane work confirming superior quality. Very rare to find originals and this chair has been well loved over its history. Some historic repairs to underside of the frame with addition of screws. The cane work is deeply burnished with years of use and in good order for age. Circa 1770.

Originally the chair would have had a squab cushion base over the seat area, we can supply at extra cost a tailor made feather down cushion in a choice of fabric if required through out in house upholstery service.  

Cane chair 64cm width x 99cm height x 55cm depth x 48cm to seat height x 54cm seat width x 48cm seat depth.

As a genuine antique/vintage item there is wear and use commensurate with age. Some wooden products may have signs of historic woodworm. As a precaution we apply a clear triple action woodworm treatment that also kills wet rot, dry rot and woodworm. Please look at all the images carefully and ask any questions pre purchase as we do not unfortunately offer refunds due to the size and shipping costs of our antiques/items.  All our items are available on line at Search & Rescued and other online stores.