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 with modern coral silk faille)
  • Beechwood, carved and gilded, modern coral silk faille, gimp and cord.
  • Object size: 102.9 x 64.8 x 61 cm
  • Inscription: 'B Nº Dossier medaillon Bleu Dossier / Bois couvert en soie' In pencil
    Inscription: 'B Nº I fond mon bleu' In ink
  • F213
  • 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, 1-3 March 1852; probably Richard Seymour-Conway, 4th Marquess of Hertford.