Armchair (part of a set), Georges Jacob (French, Cheny 1739–1814 Paris), Carved and gilded walnut; 18th-century embroidered silk-satin (not original to the frame), French, Paris

Armchair (part of a set)

Maker:
Georges Jacob (French, Cheny 1739–1814 Paris)
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:
Overall: 37 5/8 × 28 × 29 in. (95.6 × 71.1 × 73.7 cm)
Classification:
Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line:
Gift of Samuel H. Kress Foundation, 1958
Accession Number:
58.75.31
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 523
Signature: Impressed and painted over, on underside of back seat rail: G + IACOB
Louis Philippe Joseph, duc d'Orléans (until 1850) ; Marie-Clémentine-Caroline-Léopoldine-Clothilde d'Orléans, Princess of Saxe Coburg and Gotha (1850–1907) ; [ Duveen Brothers , by 1934] ; The Samuel H. Kress Foundation (until 1958; to MMA)