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Armchair (part of a set)

Maker:
Frame by Nicolas-Quinibert Foliot (1706–1776, warden 1750/52)
Manufactory:
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:
40 1/2 x 30 3/4 x 24 3/4 in. (102.9 x 78.1 x 62.9 cm)
Classification:
Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line:
Gift of John D. Rockefeller Jr., 1935
Accession Number:
35.145.3
Not on view
Signature: On back chair rail: N Q FOLIOT

Marking: Burned on back chair rail inside: crowned G (inventory mark of Prince Georg); incised on back chair rail: VI
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 (1919–35; to MMA)
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