Antique Italian Hand Carved Chairs by Valentino Besarel, late 1800's, set of 3
Exceptional set of 3 hand carved chairs attributed to master artist Valentino Besarel (b. July 29 1829, d. Dec 11 1902) of Venice, Italy.
Besarel was a 3rd generation carvers: he operated an atelier and shop in 1860's Venice, exhibited in Vienna in 1873 to great acclaim, received a Gold Medal at the 1878 Paris Universal Exposition, and created many works for monarchs across Europe. Monogrammed "FPF."
Dimensions: 20"W x 42"H x 23"D, 18"H seat