Decorative 16th to 17th Century Carved Walnut Italian Armchair, H:53.5" W:24" to outside arms D:15 3/4". This carved Hall Chair is the Renaissance revival of the classical design, beginning in Italy during the 14th Century and continuing to spread throughout Europe until the 17th Century. Design is simple in structure with a generous use of classical ornaments, such as the acanthus leaf, animal forms, and pilasters, this is a fine example of detailed carving in the back splat. LifestyleAntiques.com is the web site where one can shop on line or if you are in the area we are an antique dealer in Summerland, California just 3 minutes south of Santa Barbara. Specializing in European Antique Furniture and our accent is antique lighting for your home, or office with handmade parchment shades adorning the selection of unique lamps. We specialize in Decorative Arts and French furniture as well as antique furniture from Spain and Italy, you will find the shop warm and inviting.