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Armchair

Maker:
Jean-Jacques Pothier (master 1750, working until ca. 1780)
Date:
ca. 1765
Culture:
French
Medium:
Carved and gilded beechwood; cut velvet upholstery
Dimensions:
Overall: 39 × 27 1/2 × 25 1/4 in. (99.1 × 69.9 × 64.1 cm)
Classification:
Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1906
Accession Number:
07.225.60
Not on view
Signature: Stamped on rear chair rail: I POTHIER

Inscription: In black paint on rear of proper right leg: 5

In black ink on back of seat rail: fait

Rectangular paper label with chamfered corners, printed blue border, inscribed in ink: 1011

Marking: Stamped on rear chair rail: X X X

Stamped on seat frame: VI
Georges Hoentschel (until 1906; sold to Morgan) ; J. Pierpont Morgan , London and New York (1906; to MMA)
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