Sofa (ottomane veilleuse)

Maker:
Jean-Baptiste I Tilliard (French, 1686–1766) or
Maker:
Possibly by Jean-Baptiste II Tilliard (French, 1723–1798, master 1752)
Date:
ca. 1750–60
Culture:
French
Medium:
Carved and gilded beechwood, upholstered in modern red velours de Gênes
Dimensions:
40 1/4 x 78 1/2 x 30 in. (102.2 x 199.4 x 76.2cm)
Classification:
Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line:
The Jack and Belle Linsky Collection, 1982
Accession Number:
1982.60.72
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 539
Signature: Stamped inside backrail to right of center leg: TILLIARD
Jack and Belle Linsky (until 1982; to MMA)