Armchair

fauteuil à la reine

French
about 1750–60


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Overall: 102.9 x 74.2 x 82 cm (40 1/2 x 29 3/16 x 32 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.2492

Medium or Technique

Cherry; late 19th-century needlework upholstery

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Collections

Europe

Classifications

Seating and beds

Walnut, carved top and shoulder sections, fluted arm supports, cabriole legs, carving front center of apron. Back seat and armpad upholstered in floral needlework.

Provenance

By 1948, with Rosenberg & Stiebel, New York; March 23, 1948, sold by Rosenberg & Stiebel to Forsyth Wickes (b. 1876 - d. 1964), New York and Newport, RI; 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 24, 1965)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection