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Made by: Unknown

On view in: Mansion Exhibit - MMP Bedroom


About this object

The rectangular back is carved in openwork with channelled column at either side. The central portion of the back has the interlace monogram "MA" for Marie Antoinette in the center placed in a medallion. At either side is an arrow pointing upward and tied with a bowknot. Above the monogram is a wreath. The seat skirt has beading and the tapering legs have acanthus leaves near the bottom.

Category:
FURNITURE, FRENCH
Object name:
Small Side Chair, 1 of 2
Made from:
Wood
Made in:
FRANCE: Paris
Size:
H. 35 1/4 inches, W. 17 3/4 inches, D. 16 1/2 inches
overall __89.54 CM __45.08 CM __41.91 CM

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
31.101.1
Class:
FURNITURE
Signature marks:
MARK; INSCRIPTION
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973