Renaissance Style Hall Chair "Sgabello"

ORIGIN: Florence, Italy
AGE: New Reproduction
DIMENSIONS: 12” l x 14” w x 33 ½” h; Seat 17 ½” h
MATERIALS: Painted wood
CONDITION: Excellent


This unusual chair is called a "sgabello," or hall chair.  This highly decorated sgabello takes inspiration from the Renaissance.  Completely handmade by a family-run workshop in Florence using old wood and several painting techniques.  The seat is a faux black marble and the entire chair has a crackle finish to enhance the antique look.