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Savonarola Carved Folding Chairs, Pair

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AN ITALIAN WALNUT FOLDING SAVONAROLA CHAIR 16TH OR 17TH CENTURY, THE ARCHED BACK 19TH CENTURY With carved decoration to the folding back, front and arms, wooden pegs.

Armchair - "Sedia Savonarola" Walnut, Italy, 16th century. This design is commonly known as a "sedia Savonarola" or "Savonarola chair," presumably after the Dominican cleric, Girolamo Savonarola, the éminence grise behind the Florentine Republic until his execution in 1498. The "Savonarola chair" became a staple of design in mid-sixteenth century.

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Italian Renaissance Folding Chair

For Sale on - Rare folding chair, known as a 'Pincer' chair, or Sedia Tanaglia. Northern Italian, mid century. Beech wood with incised geometric decoration. Still