A pair of large scale Louis XV fauteuils by JEAN-JACQUES POTHIER
A pair of large scale Louis XV fauteuils by JEAN-JACQUES POTHIER
A pair of large scale Louis XV fauteuils by JEAN-JACQUES POTHIER
A pair of large scale Louis XV fauteuils by JEAN-JACQUES POTHIER
A pair of large scale Louis XV fauteuils by JEAN-JACQUES POTHIER
A pair of large scale Louis XV fauteuils by JEAN-JACQUES POTHIER
A pair of large scale Louis XV fauteuils by JEAN-JACQUES POTHIER
A pair of large scale Louis XV fauteuils by JEAN-JACQUES POTHIER

A pair of large scale Louis XV fauteuils by JEAN-JACQUES POTHIER

c. 1750 France

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

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.
Dimensions
Height 88.00 cm (34.65 inches)
Width 70.00 cm (27.56 inches)
Depth 56.00 cm (22.05 inches)
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