The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
  • Armchair
  • Style of Georges Jacob (1739 - 1814)
  • France
  • c. 1786
    1826 - 1852 (upholstered with 19th century Beauvais tapestries)
    1981 (upholstered in modern coral silk faille)
  • Beechwood, carved and gilded, modern coral silk faille, gimp, cord, horsehair.
  • Object size: 102.9 x 64.8 x 61 cm
  • Label: 'MINISTERE DE LA POLICE GENERALE / Premier travail'
    Label: 'pool / d'Angle' Handwritten
    Inscription: 'B Nº I Dossier Mon Bleu' In pencil
    Inscription: 'B. Nº 5 medaillon Bleu' In ink
  • F208
  • East Galleries III
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.