Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Desk chair (fauteuil de bureau)

first half 18th century
Carved pearwood; caning
Overall: 34 7/8 × 27 1/4 × 23 1/2 in. (88.6 × 69.2 × 59.7 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1906
Accession Number:
Not on view
Georges Hoentschel (until 1906; sold to Morgan) ; J. Pierpont Morgan , London and New York (1906; to MMA)
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