X-chair Savonarola Photos

X-chairs (aka Savonarola chairs) have an X profile when viewed from the front. They were popular during the Renaissance in several European countries. There is even a Gondola variation.

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Ornate carved chest & X-shaped antique-inspired wooden chair which can be folded & carried at Jacques Cartier Manor House Museum. St Malo, France.Wooden chest & two scissor-shaped Renaissance chairs in Marguerite de Navarre's bedroom at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Italian Renaissance replica style folding chair in King's Chamber at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Gateleg table & folding chair in keep at Cahir Castle. Cahir, Ireland.
Ornate carved chest & X-shaped antique-inspired wooden chair which can be folded & carried at Jacques Cartier Manor House Museum. St Malo, France.Wooden chest & two scissor-shaped Renaissance chairs in Marguerite de Navarre's bedroom at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Italian Renaissance replica style folding chair (18th C) in King's Chamber at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Gateleg table & folding chair in keep at Cahir Castle. Cahir, Ireland.
Italian walnut Savonarola Chair at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Chair by G. Fisseux of France at Carnegie Museum of Art. Pittsburgh, PA.Dining room with table & chairs purchased by Theodore & Edith Roosevelt in Italy at Roosevelt's House Sagamore Hill NHS. Cove Neck, NY.Carved 17th C style chair at McFaddin-Ward House. Beaumont, TX.
Italian walnut Savonarola Chair (c1500) at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Chair (1893) by G. Fisseux of France at Carnegie Museum of Art. Pittsburgh, PA.Dining room with table & chairs purchased by Theodore & Edith Roosevelt in Italy at Roosevelt's House Sagamore Hill NHS. Cove Neck, NY.Carved 17th C style chair at McFaddin-Ward House. Beaumont, TX.
X-chairs around table at Albrecht Dürer's House. Nuremberg, Germany.X-chair beside inlaid table with tile stove beyond at Albrecht Dürer's House. Nuremberg, Germany.X-chair beside carved table with cabinet & chest beyond at Albrecht Dürer's House. Nuremberg, Germany.Octagonal table with sphinx base & chairs by Augustus Pugin at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.
X-chairs (aka Savonarola chairs) around table at Albrecht Dürer's House. Nuremberg, Germany.X-chair (aka Savonarola chair) beside inlaid table with tile stove beyond at Albrecht Dürer's House. Nuremberg, Germany.X-chair (aka Savonarola chair) beside carved table with cabinet & chest beyond at Albrecht Dürer's House. Nuremberg, Germany.Octagonal table with sphinx base (19thC) & chairs (c1853) by Augustus Pugin at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.
Venetian noble's gondola chair in Tower room at Cawdor Castle. Cawdor, Scotland.Russian child's sleigh chair at Manderston House. Duns, Scotland.

Venetian noble's gondola chair (18th C) in Tower room at Cawdor Castle. Cawdor, Scotland.Russian child's sleigh chair (19th C) at Manderston House. Duns, Scotland.


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