Our London showrooms
Open Mon to Fri 10am - 5pm
Open Saturdays by appointment

Bespoke French Louis Revival Giltwood Sofa

Bespoke French Louis Revival Giltwood Sofa | Ref. no. A2893 | Regent Antiques
29 product images - click on image to zoom
  • Bespoke French Louis Revival Giltwood Sofa | Ref. no. A2893 | Regent Antiques
  • Bespoke French Louis Revival Giltwood Sofa | Ref. no. A2893 | Regent Antiques
  • Bespoke French Louis Revival Giltwood Sofa | Ref. no. A2893 | Regent Antiques
  • Bespoke French Louis Revival Giltwood Sofa | Ref. no. A2893 | Regent Antiques
  • Bespoke French Louis Revival Giltwood Sofa | Ref. no. A2893 | Regent Antiques
  • Bespoke French Louis Revival Giltwood Sofa | Ref. no. A2893 | Regent Antiques
  • Bespoke French Louis Revival Giltwood Sofa | Ref. no. A2893 | Regent Antiques
  • Bespoke French Louis Revival Giltwood Sofa | Ref. no. A2893 | Regent Antiques
  • Bespoke French Louis Revival Giltwood Sofa | Ref. no. A2893 | Regent Antiques
  • Bespoke French Louis Revival Giltwood Sofa | Ref. no. A2893 | Regent Antiques
  • Bespoke French Louis Revival Giltwood Sofa | Ref. no. A2893 | Regent Antiques
  • Bespoke French Louis Revival Giltwood Sofa | Ref. no. A2893 | Regent Antiques
  • Bespoke French Louis Revival Giltwood Sofa | Ref. no. A2893 | Regent Antiques
  • Bespoke French Louis Revival Giltwood Sofa | Ref. no. A2893 | Regent Antiques
  • Bespoke French Louis Revival Giltwood Sofa | Ref. no. A2893 | Regent Antiques
  • Bespoke French Louis Revival Giltwood Sofa | Ref. no. A2893 | Regent Antiques
  • Bespoke French Louis Revival Giltwood Sofa | Ref. no. A2893 | Regent Antiques
  • Bespoke French Louis Revival Giltwood Sofa | Ref. no. A2893 | Regent Antiques
  • Bespoke French Louis Revival Giltwood Sofa | Ref. no. A2893 | Regent Antiques
  • Bespoke French Louis Revival Giltwood Sofa | Ref. no. A2893 | Regent Antiques
  • Bespoke French Louis Revival Giltwood Sofa | Ref. no. A2893 | Regent Antiques
  • Bespoke French Louis Revival Giltwood Sofa | Ref. no. A2893 | Regent Antiques
  • Bespoke French Louis Revival Giltwood Sofa | Ref. no. A2893 | Regent Antiques
  • Bespoke French Louis Revival Giltwood Sofa | Ref. no. A2893 | Regent Antiques
  • Bespoke French Louis Revival Giltwood Sofa | Ref. no. A2893 | Regent Antiques
  • Bespoke French Louis Revival Giltwood Sofa | Ref. no. A2893 | Regent Antiques
  • Bespoke French Louis Revival Giltwood Sofa | Ref. no. A2893 | Regent Antiques
  • Bespoke French Louis Revival Giltwood Sofa | Ref. no. A2893 | Regent Antiques
  • Bespoke French Louis Revival Giltwood Sofa | Ref. no. A2893 | Regent Antiques
Ref: A2893
Price: £4,250.00
This is a fantastic and highly decorative bespoke Louis Revival sofa. The  sofa  features a cartouche-shaped moulded back...

This is a fantastic and highly decorative bespoke Louis Revival sofa.

The  sofa  features a cartouche-shaped moulded back with floral crests, the fluted carved outswept padded arms have moulded downswept supports and the serpentine shaped three seater seat sits on elegant cabriole legs.


Add a touch of unparalleled grandeur to a special place in your home with this stunning sofa.

This gorgeous sofa has been upholstered in a fabulous button back sky blue fabric and will be a wonderful addition to one special room in your home.

Customise the sofa with your own choose of fabric.


Made to order.
 

Condition:

In excellent condition, please see photos for confirmation.



Dimensions in cm:

Height 102 x Width 186 x Depth 75 - sofa

Dimensions in inches:

Height 3 foot, 4 inches x Width 6 feet, 1 inch x Depth 2 foot, 5 inches - sofa

Our reference: A2893

Please feel free to email or call us (+44 20 8809 9605) to arrange a viewing in our North London warehouse.

Giltwood
There is no doubt that giltwood furniture is an expression of grandeur and luxury. The golden hue of these pieces comes from the application of real gold leaf—a highly valued material both then and now. When it comes to buying antique giltwood furniture for your collection, there are many different considerations to keep in mind, many of which come down to personal preference.

Origins of Giltwood

The gilt gesso technique appeared in England at the end of the seventeenth century with the work of Jean Pelletier, a Huguenot craftsman who received royal patronage at Hampton Court and Kensington Palace. James Moore, a royal cabinetmaker working in the early eighteenth century, expanded on this technique with increased drama and exaggeration to the carving. Throughout the Georgian era in the eighteenth century, gilded furniture was highly prized as some of the finest furniture available as it emulated the ever popular taste for French style and décor.

The Technique

Gesso is a type of plaster that is prepared of finely ground chalk, applied onto the wooden surface in a series of layers—at least fifteen layers were needed to achieve the desired thickness. Once dried, the craftsmen could cut into the new surface to create different designs.  When the designs were complete, the gilding could be applied. To gild the surface, a red clay ground, known as bole, would be spread onto the surface to prepare for the laying of the gold leaf. 

Dimensions in cm:

Height 102 x Width 186 x Depth 75 - sofa

Dimensions in inches:

Height 3 foot, 4 inches x Width 6 feet, 1 inch x Depth 2 foot, 5 inches - sofa

Shipping:

We ship worldwide and deliver to Mainland UK addresses free of charge.

A shipping cost to all other destinations must be requested prior to purchase.

UK shipping times are typically 3-5 business days.

Buyers are fully responsible for any customs duties or local taxes that may be incurred on items sent outside of the United Kingdom, and we are not responsible for any delays in shipping or in the customs procedures of any jurisdiction, which are completely beyond our control.

To request a shipping quote for the items in your cart, please click HERE.

Delivery and return policy:

We require that someone be home on the agreed delivery day if applicable, otherwise a redelivery fee will apply.

In accordance with Distance Selling Regulations, we offer a 14-day money back guarantee if you are not satisfied with the item.

The item must be returned in its original packaging and condition.

Unless the item is not as described in a material way, the buyer is responsible for return shipping expenses.

Buyers are fully responsible for any customs duties or local taxes that may be incurred on items sent outside of the United Kingdom, and we are not responsible for any delays in shipping or in the customs procedures of any jurisdiction, which are completely beyond our control.

Returns will be processed within 2-3 business days of receipt.

Follow Us