Set of Eight Louis XV Fauteuils, giltwood with detachable cartouche-shaped backs, upholstered arm-rests and serpentine drop-in seats. Backs with broad molded frames edged with scrolls interrupted by foliate sprays and centered by cabochon and cartouche crestings with outscrolled arm-supports, waved seat-rails of undulating outline centered by trefoil cabochon cartouche clasps on molded cabriole legs headed by similar clasps. Four stamped I. Lebas. Six are covered in polychrome gilt ground floral brocade and two are covered in dark green floral patterned velvet.

Armchair, one of eight, after 1756

Gilt wood and upholsteryexpand_more

Gift of the Groves Foundationexpand_more  83.118.7a-e

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Details
Title
Armchair, one of eight
Role
Maker
Accession Number
83.118.7a-e
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Set of Eight Louis XV Fauteuils, giltwood with detachable cartouche-shaped backs, upholstered arm-rests and serpentine drop-in seats. Backs with broad molded frames edged with scrolls interrupted by foliate sprays and centered by cabochon and cartouche crestings with outscrolled arm-supports, waved seat-rails of undulating outline centered by trefoil cabochon cartouche clasps on molded cabriole legs headed by similar clasps. Four stamped I. Lebas. Six are covered in polychrome gilt ground floral brocade and two are covered in dark green floral patterned velvet.