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Armchair in molded and repainted beech, with arched backrest, studs in fluted balusters, dice of connections carved with rosettes, the curved belt, rests on tapered, fluted and rough feet. On the belt a label bearing the inscription in ink madame diane de polignac. Attributed to g. Jacob. Louis XVI period. Height: 91.5 cm. Width: 61.5 cm. Depth: 55 cm. Provenance: delivered around 1786 for the countess of polignac. Sale sotheby's monaco, 12. December 1998, lot 62 of a suite of three seats. Sister of jules de polignac, countess diane was named lady of honor of madame elisabeth in 1778. Sister-in-law of gabrielle de polastron, governess of the children of france and close friend of queen marie antoinette, diane de polignac emigrated in 1789 and settled in russia where she died during the restoration. Her function as lady of honor granted her an apartment in the palace of versailles and it is probably for this one that this simple but elegant furniture was created. Three seats of similar models were. Delivered by g.jacob dated march 23, 1786 for the pavilion of the count of provence in versailles.

Fauteuil en hêtre mouluré et repeint, à dossier cintré, montants d'accotoirs en balustres cannelés, dés de raccordements sculptés de rosettes, la ceinture cintrée, repose sur des pieds fuselés, cannelés et rudentés. Sur la ceinture une étiquette portant l'inscription à l'encre madame diane de polignac. Attribué à g. Jacob. Epoque louis XVI. Hauteur: 91, 5 cm. Largeur: 61, 5 cm. Profondeur: 55 cm. Provenance: livré vers 1786 pour la comtesse de polignac. Vente sotheby's monaco, 12. Décembre 1998, lot 62 d'une suite de trois sièges. Soeur de jules de polignac, la comtesse diane fut nommée dame d'honneur de madame elisabeth dès 1778. Belle soeur de gabrielle de polastron, gouvernante des enfants de france et amie intime de la reine marie antoinette, diane de polignac émigra dès 1789 et se fixa en russie où elle s'éteignit pendant la restauration. Sa fonction de dame d'honneur lui octroya un appartement dans le château de versailles et c'est probablement pour celui-ci que ce mobilier simple mais élégant fut créé. Trois sièges de modèles similaires furent. Livrés par g.jacob en date du 23 mars 1786 pour le pavillon du comte de provence à versailles.

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Molded beech armchair

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Dimension : H92 x W62 x D55


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