View toward southwest corner of room (1976.91.1); including folding screen (69.9.1), one of a pair of small setées and four armchairs (58.75.28-.32); in background: chimneypiece (1976.91.2), pr. wall sconces (54.147.20a-d-.21a-d), clock (58.75.127), pr. of vases (56.80.1ab-.2ab), and fire screen (41.205.3a,b); in foreground: table (1976.155.99ab).

Armchair (part of a set )

Maker: Georges Jacob (French, 1739–1814, master 1765)
Maker: embroidered upholstery in the style of Philippe de Lasalle (French, 1723–1804)
Date: ca. 1785
Culture: French, Paris
Medium: Carved and gilded walnut, 18th-century embroidered silk-satin not original to the frame
Dimensions: H. 37-5/8 x W. 28 x D. 29 in. (95.6 x 71.1 x 73.7 cm)
Classification: Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line: Gift of Samuel H. Kress Foundation, 1958
Accession Number: 58.75.31

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