TACKS AND FABRICS

French interior and upholstery by Sophie Bailly

French Louis XV wing chair , i.e. “Bergère à oreilles”

French Louis XV Bergère, with removable down cushion. The fabulous white wax from Libéron enhances the wood grain and makes the carving even more elegant. The fabric is a very strong … Continue reading

June 24, 2014

Napoleon III rolled-back armchair

This low-sitting French armchair with its curved lines is a classic Napoleon III style piece of furniture (fauteuil lambrequin in French). The frame is completely recovered featuring an elegant rolled … Continue reading

May 28, 2014

Pair of French Louis XVI chairs

Lovely classic pair of Louis XVI armchairs with beautiful carving and elegant medallion. Reupholstered with rustic natural linen, double welting finish.

March 28, 2014

French Louis XV Chair

This classic Louis XV style armchair was in excellent conditions… regarding the frame I should say 😉 … I presented it “nude” to my future client who loved it at … Continue reading

January 4, 2014

Hepplewhite Chair

George Hepplewhite is one of the most famous english cabinetmaker of the 18th century. Hepplewhite’s style and reputation rest on his Cabinet-Maker and Upholsterer’s Guide (1788), which contains nearly 300 … Continue reading

January 4, 2014

Louis XVI wing Chair

This “Bergere à oreilles” is the French version of the American wing chair. This is a beautiful antique classic Louis XVI style, with exposed walnut frame. Traditional reconstruction with fiber … Continue reading

November 6, 2013

3-seat Camelback sofa

Complete make-over (repainting, stuffing, recovering). One by one nailing finish… that was a BIG one 😉  

October 25, 2013