"Cherry Wood Chair Carved Back Of Married Island Of Ré Late Nineteenth"
Cherry wood chair with straw seat with a rare sculpted backrest of a Réthais wedding couple. A very fine example of popular art, the back is sculpted with a couple in wedding attire: look at this beautiful shawl and headdress typical of the Île de Ré. The groom, for his part, wears the suit and the top hat on holidays. As can be seen in some postcards and photos. The seat is low, no doubt like the low chairs placed in front of the hearth. dimensions: total height 88cm. Backrest height 55cm. Seat height 34.5cm. Seat depth 38cm.