Large, comfortable armchair with upholstered sides and loose cushion seat, popular in France in the Louis XV period and later. In England in the 18th century, these chairs were known as “burjairs” or “barjairs”.
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Item No. 1194Exceptional, French, Louis XVI period Bergere
In solid, carved giltwood vigorously carved in neoclassical motifs (guilloches, acanthus leaves); the backrest having two fluted and detached columns; the whole resting upon spiral, fluted legs.
Circa 1780, Paris.
Stamped: Louis Charles Carpentier
37" high by 27½" wide by 25" deep