Armchair

about 1750
Claude-Etienne Michard (French, 1732-1794; master in 1757)


Object Place: Europe, Paris, France

Dimensions

92.7 x 66.7 x 66.0 cm (36 1/2 x 26 1/4 x 26 in.)

Accession Number

35.37

Medium or Technique

Beech (stripped)

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture

Beechwood. Carved and molded frame, decorated with carved flowers. Cabriole legs. Back, seat, and arms upholstered in modern green Jacquard damask. Brass nails. Stamped on face of back rail: E MICHARD.

Markings

Stamped on inside of seat rail: "E MICHARD"

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA for $1000. (Accession Date: January 10, 1935)

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund