Florentine Savonarola Chair
25in x25in x34in h
arms rest at 29in
seat at 18in
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Important Original Florentine Renaissance Savonarola chair in carved walnut restored and polished to wax. Armrests ending with two finely hand-carved heads of lion: type of finish produced to indicate the power of the one who used it
About : Savonarola Chair The term derives from the chair on which the Savonarola used to sit was still kept in the convent of San Marco in Florence The X-formed chair was copied from an ancient Roman form in almost every European country. Also known as a Savonarola, the chair is named for the Italian Renaissance religious zealot Girolamo Savonarola.