NOTE TO BUYERS: This is'very rare' antique piece which has survived over the years; flaws are expected, which makes antiques pieces such as this very special. We at Black Bear Stores tries our very best to post as much flaws as possible for transparency. Please refer carefully to photos for flaws. Please look closely before purchasing. Antique Prayer Chair, French Prie Dieu, Beautiful Carvings, Lovely Antique Condition, Circa 1850 ORIGINAL MATERIAL INTACT.
This RARE piece stood the test of time! An absolutely beautiful prayer chair, or'Prie Dieu' (which literally means'pray to God' in French) as they are called here which was made in the middle of the 18th century for one of the many parts of the Versailles near Paris. The palace at Versailles was first built as a hunting lodge by Louis XIII in 1623 with three new wings being added between 1661 and 1678. On special occassions they would be covered with a cushion which marked the rank of the person using it. Green for the Bishop, Red for the Cardinals and purple for both.
It is made from wonderfully carved soft wood. A real tribute to the art of carpentry. The item "RARE Antique Oak French Vintage Ornate Prayer Kneeler DATED 1850" is in sale since Friday, October 2, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Furniture\Chairs\1900-1950".
The seller is "blackbearstores" and is located in Hayward, Wisconsin. This item can't be shipped, the buyer must pick up the item.