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Walnut, carved top and shoulder sections, fluted arm supports, cabriole legs, carving front center of apron. Back seat and armpad upholstered in floral needlework.

Provenance

By 1948, with Rosenberg & Stiebel, New York; March 23, 1948, sold by Rosenberg & Stiebel to Forsyth Wickes, New York and Newport, RI (d. 1964); 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 24, 1965)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection

fauteuil à la reine

French, about 1750–60

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Overall: 102.9 x 74.2 x 82 cm (40 1/2 x 29 3/16 x 32 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.2492

Medium or Technique

Cherry; late 19th-century needlework upholstery

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture