20th Century White Italian Set of Six Modernist Brass Dining Chairs by Chiavari
A vintage Art Deco Italian Modernist dining chairs made of hand crafted gilded brass, designed and produced in Chiavari in good condition. The legs of the small detailed side chairs are slightly splayed, connected with pairs of cross supports. Newly upholstered in a white velvet. Wear consistent with age and use. Circa 1930, Italy.
Seat: 18.25" H x 14" W x 13" D
The Chiavarina was created in 1807 in Chiavari, near Genoa, by an Italian cabinetmaker. In 1855, about 600 workers were designing and making Chiavari chairs. After the success, the chair was praised by the King of Sardinia, Charles Albert of Savoy, Napoleon III and by the Italian Neoclassical sculptor Antonio Canova.
Material: Fabric, Metal
Details: Gilded Brass, Velvet
Country of Origin: Italy
Dimensions: 36" H x 14.5" W x 14" D