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Side chair (part of a set)

Maker:
Georges Jacob (French, 1739–1814)
Maker:
embroidered upholstery in the style of Philippe de Lasalle (French, 1723–1804)
Date:
ca. 1775–80
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Carved and gilded walnut
Dimensions:
H. 38-3/8 x W. 24-1/4 x D. 24-1/4 in. (97.5 x 61.6 x 61.6 cm)
Classification:
Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line:
Gift of Samuel H. Kress Foundation, 1958
Accession Number:
58.75.33
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 524
Signature: G + IACOB (impressed on undeside of back seat rails)
Louis-Jean-Marie de Bourbon, duc de Penthièvre (ca. 1780–93) ; Louise-Marie-Adélaïde de Bourbon-Penthièvre, duchesse d'Orléans (1793–97) ; possibly Gabriel-Julien Ouvrard ; Louis Philippe Joseph, duc d'Orléans (1814–43) ; Marie-Clémentine-Caroline-Léopoldine-Clothilde d'Orléans, Princess of Saxe Coburg and Gotha (1843–1907) ; [ Duveen Brothers , by 1934] ; The Samuel H. Kress Foundation (until 1958; to MMA)
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