A Russian wooden bench carved and gilded, first half of the nineteenth century.
The lions evoke the ones carved below the two Sphinxes of Thebes on the Neva River in St. Petersburg.
This motif is also found a painting of Charles X, painted by François GERARD. It is related to European egyptomania from the 19th century.
Researches available upon request.
This Russian banquette is visible in our Bordeaux store, 64 rue Notre-Dame, 33000 Bordeaux.
Height: 119 cm
Width: 161 cm
Depth: 75 cm
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