Empire carved side chair Louvre

Solid beechwood frame, hand carving, gold leaf finishings. Model inspired by an original chair displayed at Musée du Louvre. The Empire style is a propagandistic style inspired by the glorious ancient Greek and Roman Empires.

Jacob Desmalter supplied furniture to the Emperor Napoleon for the Chateau de Malmaison, the Tuileries Palace and other imperial residences.

Vosges mainly designs and produces pieces from photos, sketches or drawings provided by architects and designers. Some of our production is also inspired by the very best French Empire cabinet-makers or chair-makers. We consequently adapt dimensions, materials, finishings and comfort to your own’s specifications.


Source: Wikipedia

Photo: Thomas Hennocque