Antique Italian oak bench with upholstered seat, carved with remarkable details in relief. The back rest is covered with a number of carved motifs from ribbons, flowers and masks to pairs of human figures. The arms end in a lion's paw with vines & flowers on the carved apron and the stretchers below with scrolled carving. The rich, caramel colored oak shows through the black finish due to years of use, adding to the wonderful patina. There are a pair of matching armchairs that are sold seperately.
This item is part of our “unrestored” collection. Our antiques arrive from Europe in warehouse condition. Before shipping or leaving our store, they all go through our professional workshop to assure they are strong, clean, ready for use and with an appropriate finish. Upon restoration, this item will be re-listed with multiple photos including close ups of the finish. You are welcome to call us directly if you would like to learn more about this or other items, we will be happy to assist you further.