Louis XVI style carved wood dining chair inspired by Sené. Solid beechwood frame with hand carved details. Patinated painting finishings. Seating and backrest upholstered in white and covered with Customer’s Own Material (COM) Custom dyed and weaved cable and trim by Maison Verrier. Chair available in custom dimensions and many finishings. Tailor-made process allows Vosges to deal with any of your own specifications in terms of style, dimensions, materials, finishings or further comfort.

Jean-Baptiste Claude Sené is a French 18th century master cabinet maker and chair maker. He became master in 1769 and therefore supplied the French royal family with elegant Louis XVI style furniture. He is particularly famous for a bed he made for Queen Marie-Antoinette for the palace of Fontainebleau. Sené’s furniture can now be found in collections such as Louvre Museum, Palais du Trianon or Getty Museum.

The Louis XVI style appeared during the second half of the 18th century. Antiquity became a source of inspiration for architecture, interior decoration and furniture. The discovery of the ruins of Pompeii and therefore the interest in the Greek and Roman architectures influenced this Neoclassical style. The Louis XVI style displays straight and symmetrical lines, classical decorative motifs including acanthus leaves, friezes of pearls, Greek friezes…

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Photo: Thomas Hennocque