Chair with a past – I loved working on this unique antique with a story. The client who brought it to me for repairs has just as much character. She said she was great friends with ‘Gypsy Rose Lee’ and her sister ‘Baby June’. Baby June gave her the chair during their time in Malibu in the 1950s or 60s. Love the french leopard upholstery fabric!

Carved lion head arm chair with leopard upholstery fabric

Beautifully carved arms could use some TLC

Lion Head Chair

The french leopard upholstery fabric is perfect!

Lion Head Chair from the 1800s

I’m guessing the chair was built in the 1800s. Anyone have an idea of exact date? Share your thoughts in the comments below.

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