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Collections > Furniture > Armchair
Part of a set of seat furniture which were re-furbished by Monbro for the Bowes’s Blue Salon at 7 rue de Berlin, Paris, in 1856. A bill lists the cleaning, re-polishing and re-upholstery of a set of 'tulipwood' seat furniture for 400 francs, for the sofa (FW.92), 4 armchairs (FW.93a-d) and 4 chairs (FW.94a-d). All the backs are lined with dark blue damask over bump interlining. This example is upholstered with an 18th century Aubsson or Beauvais tapestry back and seat cover with a floral design.
Size: Height: 97 cm; Width: 60 cm; Depth: 60 cm.
Artist / Maker: Monbro
Object Type: armchair
Period: Napoleon III
Actual Date: 1855
Century: 19th century
Materials: Gilt-bronze, Kingwood
Museum Accession Number: FW.93.D