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Pair of French Louis XV Rococo Fauteuils Stamped Pothier
Pair of French Louis XV Rococo Fauteuils Stamped Pothier - Seating Style Louis XV Pair of French Louis XV Rococo Fauteuils Stamped Pothier - Pair of French Louis XV Rococo Fauteuils Stamped Pothier - Louis XV Antiquités - Pair of French Louis XV Rococo Fauteuils Stamped Pothier
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Period :
18th century
Artist :
JEAN-JACQUES POTHIER
Provenance :
France
Medium :
Beech
Dimensions :
l. 27.56 inch X H. 34.65 inch X P. 22.05 inch
Seating  - Pair of French Louis XV Rococo Fauteuils Stamped Pothier 18th century - Pair of French Louis XV Rococo Fauteuils Stamped Pothier Louis XV - Pair of French Louis XV Rococo Fauteuils Stamped Pothier Antiquités - Pair of French Louis XV Rococo Fauteuils Stamped Pothier
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Pair of French Louis XV Rococo Fauteuils Stamped Pothier

France, circa 1750

A fine pair of mid 18th century Louis XV period beechwood fauteuils armchairs of unusually large scale.

Height 88.00cm (34 1/2 inches)
Width 70.00cm (27 1/2 inches)
Depth 56.00cm (22 inches)

For the period, these armchairs are significantly broader than most at 70 cm wide. JEAN-JACQUES POTHIER, was one of the few makers of the period to specialise in producing chairs of this scale.

Each chair stamped I Pothier on the front rail.

Literature
Bibliographie :
Cat. expo., Grands Ebénistes et Menuisiers Parisiens du XVIIIe Siècle, Paris, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, 1955-1956,

Madeleine Jarry, Le Siège Français, Office du Livre, Fribourg, 1973, ill. 174.
Svend Eriksen, Early Neo-Classicism in France, Faber and Faber, Londres, 1974, pl. 159.
Bill G.B. Pallot, L'Art du Siège au XVIIIe Siècle en France, ACR - Gismondi Editeurs, Courbevoie, 1987, p. 177.

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Fauteuil Louis XV