bergere

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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Pair of Northern Italian, Neoclassical period, blue-painted and parcel-gilded bergeres
Item No. 1161
Pair of Northern Italian, Neoclassical period, blue-painted and parcel-gilded bergeres

Each having a gondola back, bacchic mask, and upholstered in a blue silk brocade. Late 18th century.

39" high (at the back) by 26" wide by 24" deep
French, Louis XV period bergere
Item No. 1094
French, Louis XV period bergere

In solid, carved walnut. Circa 1750.

Stamped "E. MEUNIER" (Etienne Meunier)

Pair of Fine, French, Louis XV style, crème painted bergere
Item No. 1018
Pair of Fine, French, Louis XV style, crème painted bergere

Late 19th century.

25¾" wide by 35½" high by 24" deep
Pair of very fine, French, Louis XV period bergeres
Item No. 935
Pair of very fine, French, Louis XV period bergeres

In solid, carved, painted wood. Circa 1745.

41" high (at back)