This is a stunning pair of Art Deco style armchairs upholstered in luxurious black leather.These armchairs are hand-made by Italian craftsmen, veneered in the most wonderful birdseye maple, and then French polished.There is no mistaking their unique quality and design, which is certain to make them a talking point in your home.Add a touch of unparalleled style and comfort to a special room in your home with these beautiful Italian armchairs.Height: 78 cmWidth: 79 cmDepth: 86 cmBirdseye Maple occurs primarily in Sugar Maple and is a very hard wood with divergent grain structure caused by the presence of the Birdseyes. In the days when all furniture was made essentially by hand, Birdseye Maple was used by only the most capable cabinetmakers. These artisans had developed the tools and skills to work and finish Birdseye Maple successfully. Antique furniture made out of Birdseye Maple is rare and beautiful. The divergent grain that makes Birdseye Maple beautiful also makes it difficult to work. Early woodworking machines ran at low rpms and had only 2 knives per cutterhead. This often produced Birdseye surfaces that were chipped and torn. It took many hours of hand planing and scraping to get these surfaces to a high sheen. This limited the use of Birdseye maple to projects whose value could justify the extra labor cost. Examples of this are fine furniture and musical instruments.
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