"Stamped Chair Pillot Directoire Period"Directoire period chair stamped Pillot Pierre Pillot 1747 1822 born in Nîmes Pierre Pillot signed quite a number of works and mainly seats treated in a characteristic Louis XV and Louis XVI style, where we can recognize the double influence of Lyon taste and Italian art. According to his advertising card, fragments of which were found on a console belonging to Mr. H. Maroger, this manufacturer, established "near the Market, No. 106", sold both cabinetmaking and carpentry furniture, such as chests of drawers, Greek tables, Turkish beds, sofas, medallion armchairs, etc. In general, the Pillot seats have heavier ornamentation, which is combined with rectangular meanders, acanthus motifs and laurel tori. Many of them are topped with canes.