Duchesse Brisée, France, 19th Century
This beautiful antique “Duchesse Brisee”, or chaise, was crafted in Provence, circa 1880. The set is made up of two armchairs, his and hers, which can be put together to form a chaise lounge. Each piece features abriole legs and a hand carved floral motif on the curved back and around the apron. The cushions are down filled. The piece is presented as found. The larger chair measures 45.5″ D x 31″ H x 37″ H back, 18″ H seat. The smaller chair measures 34.5″ D x 31″ W x 28.25″ H back, 18″ H seat. Measurements below are for the two pieces put together.
H 37 in. x W 80.5 in. x D 45.5 in.
H 93.98 cm x W 204.47 cm x D 115.57 cm
18 in. (45.72 cm)