Antique Walnut Caquetoire c1890



A fine quality antique caquetoire (conversation chair).

Made from Walnut c1890. Chairs of this period were typically made in Scotland.

Carved, splayed arms and a decorative carved back panel.

Turned & carved frontal supports and a single rear support with arch form bottom cut.

A stunning & sturdy piece of Renaissance influenced antique furniture.

Size: 92cm x 62cm x 36cm.

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£ 295.00

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Good condition. Some marks to wood (see images) and wear to base of legs. There is a missing knot to the rear and slight chipping to rear base.

The caquetoire, or conversation chair, was an armchair style which emerged during the European Renaissance. It was largely used in France, & is one of the most well-known pieces of furniture from the French Renaissance. The term appeared around 1557 & was used to describe a chair with armrests which was used to sit close by the fire to chatter (caqueter).