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Armchair

Maker:
Georges Jacob (French, 1739–1814)
Date:
ca. 1785
Culture:
French
Medium:
Carved and gilded beech; caning; modern silk velvet
Dimensions:
H. 33-5/8 x W. 23-1/2 x D. 20 in. (85.4 x 59.7 x 50.8 cm)
Classification:
Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line:
Gift of Commander and Mrs. Harold L. Crossman, 1982
Accession Number:
1982.449
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 526
Signature: [in center on underside of front seat rail, stamped] G IACOB

Inscription: [labeled with 19th century paper sticker bearing ink inscription] No. 320 fauteuil [to left of maker's stamp]
possibly Albert Lehmann (until 1925; sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, June 4–5, 1925, possibly lot 112); Margaret V. Haggin (until 1966; sale, Parke Bernet Galleries, New York, April 30, 1966, lot 275); Commander and Mrs. Harold L. Crossman (until 1982; to MMA)
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