Chair 019
Pair Empire acajou armchairs by Jean Baptiste Bernard Demay.  The front of the armrests are carved with lion masks above front legs terminating in lion paws.  The saber-form rear legs rise to form a curule back.
Signed: DEMAY RUE DE CLERY.

Height (ins.): 36.5 (93cm)      Length/Width (ins.): 24 (61cm)     
Origin: France, early 19th century     Period: Empire