Armchair

French
late 19th century


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. 41 1/2"

Accession Number

41.925

Medium or Technique

Gilded beech, silk and wool tapestry upholstery

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Collections

Europe

Classifications

Seating and beds

Gilded beech frame in the Louis XVI-style; rectangular back with shaped top-rail crested with bowtied crossed quivers of arrows, flanked by fluted columns, bud finials, from which curve acanthus-carved arms. Beaded, molded and acanthus-carved curved supports join seat frame with curved front rail, acanthus pendant in center. Fluted and turned legs (front ones on casters). Seat, back and arms covered in Beauvais tapestry, pale green with flower panel designs on cream ground.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Robert F. Herrick, Jr.