The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Chair
  • Chair
  • Jean-Baptiste Boulard (1725 - 1789)
  • Possibly Nicolas-François Vallois (1738 - 1788), Carver
    Possibly Louis Charny (active between: 1756 - 1786), Carver
    Louis Chatard (active between: 1773 - 1789), Gilder
    Claude-François Capin (active between: 1763 - 1792), Upholsterer
    Louis Reboul, Supplier, (lampas)
  • France
  • 1786
    1982 (19th century floral Beauvais tapestries removed)
    1982 (upholstered with modern blue, white and grey silk lampas)
  • Beechwood, carved and gilded, pinewood reinforcing blocks, modern blue, white and grey silk lampas, gimp.
  • Object size: 93.4 x 57.4 x 50.6 cm
  • Label: 'F N.º 43 / 12' Stencilled
    Label: '178(?) GARDE-MEUBLE DU ROI Suivant CHATARD, Peintre-Doreur, Faux-bourg Montmatre, A PARIS' Printed
    Label: 'Pour Le Service du roy salon des jeux Fointainebleau' Handwritten
  • F233
  • Oval Drawing Room
Commentary
History
Further Reading
  • Louis XVI, ordered for the salon des jeux du roi, Fontainebleau, 12 August 1786; inventoried there September 1797; Garde-Meuble National, shortly before 13 January 1797. Richard de Stacpoole, before 1826; possibly Stacpoole sale, 1-3 March 1852; Grande galerie, 2 rue Laffitte, 1871; Hertford House by 1890.