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Side chair (voyeuse)

Maker:
Attributed to Sulpice Brizard (ca. 1735–after 1798, master 1762)
Date:
1780–90
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Carved and gilded beechwood
Dimensions:
Overall: 36 × 19 × 21 in. (91.4 × 48.3 × 53.3 cm)
Classification:
Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line:
Gift of Ann Payne Robertson, 1969
Accession Number:
69.102.3
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 547
This type of chair was designed for a spectator at card games; the back rail served as an armrest.
George and Florence Blumenthal (by 1930) ; Ann Payne Robertson (until 1969; to MMA)
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