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Armchair (part of a set)

Maker:
Frame by Nicolas-Quinibert Foliot (1706–1776, warden 1750/52)
Factory:
Tapestry by Beauvais
Factory director:
after designs by Jean-Baptiste Oudry (French, Paris 1686–1755 Beauvais) , factory director 1726–1755
Date:
ca. 1754–56
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Carved and gilded beech, wool and silk tapestry
Dimensions:
41 x 30 1/2 x 26 in. (104.1 x 77.5 x 66 cm)
Classification:
Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line:
Gift of John D. Rockefeller Jr., 1935
Accession Number:
35.145.2
Not on view
Signature: This chair is not signed.

Marking: Burned on back chair rail inside: crowned G (inventory mark of Prince Georg); incised on back chair rail: X
Count Johann Hartvig Ernst Bernstorff , Bernstorff Palace, Copenhagen, Denmark (from ca. 1754/56); Andreas Peter Bernstorff (until 1797) ; Prince Frederick Ferdinand and Princess Caroline of Denmark (until 1881) ; King Georg of the Hellenes (from 1881; sold to Charles Wertheimer) ; [ Charles Wertheimer London, until 1902; sold to Morgan) ] ; J. Pierpont Morgan , London and New York (1902–13; sold to Duveen) ; [ Duveen Brothers London and New York, 1913–19; sold to Rockefeller)] ; John D. Rockefeller Jr. , New York (until 1935; to MMA)
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