Large lacquered and gilded beech wood Empire armchair from the Palais de Compiègne and stamped Jacob D Rue Meslée. Upholstered in a yellow leather.
If the inventory number of 1817 was "burnt", the inventory of 1855 states "C5307 - two armchairs wood and fabric similar to No. 5306 (which corresponds to a)" bergere painted wood, turned feet , feather tile, covered in striped yellow velvet, braid and golden nails ".
This pair of chairs was then in the bedroom of apartment No. 54 on the 2nd floor of the palace.
This armchair was sold by the palace in 1884.
The Jacob D Rue Meslée stamp was used between 1803 and 1813.
We warmly thank Mr Étienne GUIBERT, Curator of Heritage, in charge of the historic apartments of the Palais de Compiègne, for his invaluable assistance.
Condition report: Good condition & condition of use
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