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Armchair (fauteuil en cabriolet) (one of a pair) (part of a set)

Maker:
Jean-Baptiste-Bernard Demay (1759–1849, master 1784)
Date:
ca. 1785
Culture:
French
Medium:
Carved and gilded beech, modern silk lampas
Dimensions:
H. 36-1/2 x W. 23-1/2 x D. 20-1/4 in. (92.7 x 59.7 x 51.4 cm)
Classification:
Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, 1977
Accession Number:
1977.102.12
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 527
Signature: Stamped beneath back rail of seat: J.B.B. DEMAY [Jean-Baptiste-Demay, 1759–1849]
Marquise de Ganay (before 1922) ; Charles and Jayne Wrightsman , New York (until 1977; to MMA)
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