Stamped "cresson" - - Queen's Armchair In Gilded And Carved Wood - Louis XV Period flag


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"Stamped "cresson" - - Queen's Armchair In Gilded And Carved Wood - Louis XV Period"
Beautiful armchair with flat arched backrest in gilded beech carved with shells and flowers.
It has foliage shoulders and armrests with cuffs.
Engraved back.
It rests on 4 arched ribbed foliage feet.
This armchair is furnished with a beautiful silk brocaded with flowers, in very good condition
The back is engraved on the whole wood

Stamped "Cresson" on the inside of the rear cross member (the initial of the first name is illegible because the wood has been grated there but the design of this stamp makes us think of Michel)
Louis XV period.
The chassis is in perfect condition and has no reinforcement in the belt. Chips with gilding.
Height: 109 cm - Width: 67 cm Depth: 76 cm

Michel CRESSON (1709 - after 1773)
Carpenter in office -
He obtained his master's degree on August 30, 1740.
Brother of Louis and part of a very famous family of cabinetmakers, he also distinguished himself in the manufacture of chairs. He only followed in the footsteps of his elder brother and reproduced many of his models. He nevertheless remains an eminent master cabinetmaker.
His workshop was located in the rue de Cléry, under the Gros-Chapelet sign.
After the death of his brother Louis Cresson, he was called upon to supply works for the furnishing of the Prince of Condé at the Palais-Bourbon and at the Château de Chantilly.

MUSEUMS
Louis XV living room from the Château d'Abondant, comprising two sofas, two armchairs with frames and four consoles in carved wood painted gray with green rechampi - Louvre Museum Louis XV armchair in rock-carved walnut - Jacquemart-André Museum

BIBLIOGRAPHY
Art from the 18th century siege in France - Bill GB Pallot - ACR-Gismondi Editeurs - 1996 The French Furniture of the 18th Century - Pierre Kjellberg - Les Editions de l'Amateur - 2002
Price : 5200 €
Artist : Michel Cresson
Period:18th century
Style:Louis 15th, Transition
Condition : Bon état

Material : Hêtre doré
Length: 67
Height : 109
Depth : 76

Reference : 796096
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