Carved 19th c. Savonarola Chair

ORIGIN:  Tuscany, Italy
AGE:  Early 19th century
DIMENSIONS:  25 ¾” wide x 24” deep x 30 ½” h; Seat height 14”
MATERIALS:  Walnut, leather
CONDITION:  Very good; sturdy construction; leather shows wear


Carved walnut Savonarola chair, or Dante chair, dating to the early 19th century with fabulous gargoyle heads on the arms. The leather seat and backrest have a lovely aged patina. This low chair (seat height at 14") has a curule base ending on carved paw feet. A great statement piece for a hallway or small space that could use a little Gothic flair.