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Title

Armchair

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Charles Percier ; Pierre François Léonard Fontaine ; Georges Jacob

Date

c. 1796

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G314
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Armchair: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Furniture | Mahogany (modern upholstery)
Size: 37 3/8 x 24 1/4 x 23 1/2 in. (94.93 x 61.6 x 59.69 cm)
Creation Place: Europe, France
Culture: Europe, France
Style: 18th-19th century
Inscriptions: Stamp Stamped [G. Jacob.]
Physical Description: armrests supports formed by carved figures of sphinxes; topped by fluted knobs; the back scrolling into rosetted ears and carved with acanthus leaf pattern; the seat rails carved with a rosette motif; on fluted spiral legs terminating in collars of planta
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Groves Foundation Fund
Accession Number: 81.102
Artist: Charles Percier, French, 1764-1838
Role: Designer
Nationality: French
Life Dates: French, 1764-1838

Artist: Pierre Fontaine, French, 1762-1853
Role: Designer
Nationality:
Life Dates: French, 1762-1853

Artist: Georges Jacob, French, 1739-1814
Role: Maker
Nationality: French
Life Dates: French, 1739-1814
Added to Site: February 28, 2009