The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Small settee
  • Small settee
  • Style of Georges Jacob (1739 - 1814)
  • France
  • c. 1786
    1826 - 1852 (upholstered with 19th century Beauvais tapestries)
    1981 (upholstered with modern coral silk faille)
  • Beechwood, carved and gilded, modern coral silk faille, gimp and cord, feathers and chamois leather.
  • Object size: 96.5 x 102.2 x 59.7 cm
  • Label: 'MINISTERE DE LA / Nº de l'Inventaire' Printed
    Label: 'Cabinet de (?) / de Son Excellence / 114 (after Inventaire, above) / causeuse' Handwritten on same label
    Inscription: 'entoilage soie bleu / B Causeuse Dossier Nº 2 / Bois garni en soie bleu' In pencil
    Inscription: 'causeuse forré (?)' In pencil
  • F216
  • Great Gallery
Further Reading
  • Probably duc de Montmorency, mid 1780s; Joseph Fouché, duc d'Orante, Ministre de la Police Générale; George de Stacpoole or Richard de Stacpoole, by 1826; Stacpoole sale, 01-03 March 1852; probably Richard Seymour-Conway, 4th Marquess of Hertford.