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Armchair

Beechwood painted gray and richly carved. Rectangular curved back with shaped rail. Flower finials. Fluted tapering legs. Scroll arms. Back, seat and arms covered in contemporary floral tapestry with pink background and cream colored medallions.

Provenance

Bought by the MFA for $1200. (Accession Date: April 2, 1931)

Credit Line

Archibald Cary Coolidge Fund

about 1785

Object Place

France

Accession Number

31.193

Medium or Technique

Painted beech; tapestry upholstery

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture