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Armchair

Armchair
Title
Armchair
Date 
1770-1780
Medium 
Wood, textile
Dimensions 
each: 34 3/4 x 23 1/2 x 21 in. ( 88.3 x 59.7 x 53.3 cm )
Description 
Louis XVI style armchair with upholstered back, and seat, and padded arms; rectangular back with molded, carved crest rail ("chapeau de gendarme"); acanthus carving on arm supports; stop-fluted legs.
Credit Line 
Gift of Isabella Vaché Cox
Object Number 
1935.75ab
Gallery Label 
According to accession records, this chair and its mate were owned by New Yorker John Vaché (1762-1833), a French immigrant, and used when he entertained Lafayette in 1824.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group