Louis XVI period armchair in molded and carved... - Lot 177 - Daguerre

Lot 177
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Louis XVI period armchair in molded and carved... - Lot 177 - Daguerre
Louis XVI period armchair in molded and carved wood stamped J.B BOULARD. With a square flat back, it stands on spindle-shaped, fluted and filleted legs. Bearing the Tuileries fire mark and the ink inscription Pour monsieur Nourtier. Damage and restoration H. 88 W. 59 D. 51 cm Jean Baptiste Boulard received his master's degree in 1754. This chair is part of a delivery executed on April 20, 1784 and registered in the Journal du Garde-Meuble under number 4595: "Capin for Monsieur Nourtier in Versailles (...) a piece of furniture (...) consisting of a double-backed bunk (...) six crimson Utrecht velvet armchairs etc.". (...) six crimson Utrecht velvet armchairs etc.". Georges Nicolas Nourtier, first clerk at the control of the King's small apartments, close to Intendant Thierry de Ville-d'Avray. A man of taste, he also commissioned Riesener between 1782 and 1784. See Laurent Condamy, Jean Baptiste Boulard, ed. Faton, 2008 p. 200 and 201.
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