Armchair

fauteuil

French
Regence
about 1715–25


Dimensions

Overall: 113 x 72 x 80.5 cm (44 1/2 x 28 3/8 x 31 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.2500

Medium or Technique

Walnut and beech

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Seating and beds

One of two armchairs (65.2500–65.2501). Walnut high back panels fully upholstered, as are seats, in floral needlework bordered by brass headed nails. Arms and seat sections of frame have shell and leaf carvings. Cabriole legs with knee carvings.

Provenance

October 26, 1945, probably sold by Rosenberg & Stiebel, New York to Forsyth Wickes, New York and Newport, RI (d. 1964); 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes. (Accession Date: December 24, 1965)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection