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Armchair (part of a set)

Maker:
Georges Jacob (French, 1739–1814)
Date:
ca. 1780–90
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Walnut, gilded
Dimensions:
Overall: 36 1/8 × 23 × 20 3/4 in. (91.8 × 58.4 × 52.7 cm)
Classification:
Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line:
Gift of Ann Payne Blumenthal, 1943
Accession Number:
43.163.16
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 547
Signature: Stamped, four times on flat wood under seat rails and once on inside of each back leg: I B (alternate mark of George Jacob)

Inscription: Inscribed in black paint on the inside of both back legs: 6 X

Marking: Stamped in three places on the flat undersides of the front and side: X within a circle
Sir Richard Wallace (until 1902) ; George and Florence Blumenthal ; Ann Payne Blumenthal (until 1943; to MMA)
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