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Armchair

French
Louis XVI


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. 36 1/2"; W. 23 1/2"

Accession Number

65.2488

Medium or Technique

Wood; Beech

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Seating and beds

On of a pair (see 65.2487), painted greenish gray. Bead carved semi-circular backs. Carved free standing arm supports over round tapering feet. Upholstered in French silk, ground baise, decorated in delicated floral work. Cushions are loose.

Provenance

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