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Settee (part of a set)

Artist:
Frame by Nicolas-Quinibert Foliot (1706–1776, warden 1750/52)
Factory:
Tapestry by Beauvais
Factory director:
after designs by Jean-Baptiste Oudry (French, Paris 1686–1755 Beauvais) (Director of Beauvais: 1726 - 1755)
Date:
ca. 1754–56
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Beechwood, gilded
Dimensions:
Overall: 43 1/8 × 92 × 43 in. (109.5 × 233.7 × 109.2 cm)
Classification:
Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line:
Gift of Martha Baird Rockefeller, 1966
Accession Number:
66.59.1
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 525
Signature: On back chair rail: N Q FOLIOT

Marking: Branded twice on seat rail stretchers: crowned initial G (inventory mark of King Georg)

Incised on armrests: I
Count Johann Hartvig Ernst Bernstorff , Bernstorff Palace, Copenhagen, Denmark ; Andreas Peter Bernstorff ; Prince Frederick Ferdinand and Princess Caroline of Denmark ; King Georg of the Hellenes ; [ Charles Wertheimer ] ; J. Pierpont Morgan ; [ Duveen Brothers ] ; Duchess de Talleyrand , "Lyndhurst," Tarrytown, New York ; Martha Baird Rockefeller (until 1966; to MMA)
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