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On of a pair (see 65.2488), painted greenish gray. Bead carved semi-circular backs. Carved free standing arm supports over round tapering feet. Upholstered in French silk, ground baise, decorated in delicated floral work. Cushions are loose.

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection

Bergere

French (Paris), Louis XVI, about 1770–75

Object Place

France

Dimensions

93.8 x 61 x 71 cm (36 15/16 x 24 x 27 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.2487

Medium or Technique

Carved and painted beechwood; modern upholstery

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture