The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Sofa
  • Sofa
  • Style of Georges Jacob (1739 - 1814)
  • France
  • c. 1786
    1826 - 1852 (sofa reupholstered with 19th century Beauvais tapestries)
    1981 (sofa reupholstered with modern coral silk faille)
  • Walnut, carved and gilded, modern coral silk faille, gimp and cord.
  • Object size: 116.2 x 198.1 x 71.7 cm
  • Label: 'M Le comte Stacpoole / Salon' Handwritten
    Inscription: 'B Nº I Dossier medalion Bleu' In ink
    Inscription: 'Fond du Canapé à médalion B' In ink
  • F218
  • East Galleries II
Commentary
History
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.