Armchair designed for Queen Marie Antoinette, Versailles. Louis XVl style, the fauteuil becomes more rectilinear, the upholstered arm rests are back in line with legs and there is gap between the armrest and the seat. The seat cushion is loose.
The King’s interior cabinet. Louis XV often came here, & it was from the balcony of this room that, w/tears in his eyes, he watched the departure of the funeral procession taking away Mme de Pompadour, 1 winter evening in Château de Versailles