French Carved Walnut Bishop’s Chair FI-1774

Share this Antique

Print this Antique

An unusual French ‘Bishop’s Throne’ in walnut, with carved details to the paneled sides, back, and top, the arms with fluted pilasters and the crown with elaborate and fine carving.

The seat lifts up to allow for standing, and has a carved-face ‘misericord’ on the underside to support a person in a partially-standing position during long periods of prayer. Circa 1650.

28″ Wide x 19″ Deep x 78″ Tall.

To see other benches, click here

Purchasing this item via our website is quick and easy: payment and worldwide shipping are speedily arranged. If you require more photos or measurements, additional history on the piece, etc. – just contact us.


Information Request


Information Request:

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.