Attributed to Louis Cresson (1706-1761), master in 1738
Paris, c. 1740
Waxed walnut, later upholstery
Gift of David David-Weill, 1937
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This armchair has a very low and particularly comfortable seat. The carving is characteristic of Louis Cresson’s workshop: ears at the top corners of the back, rocaille motifs on the crest and apron and where the seat joins the arm posts.