Pair of Carved and Paint Decorated Fauteuils by Jansen(139 views)
Description: Pair of carved and paint decorated fauteuils by Maison Jansen. There are four of this finely carved and paint decorated Louis XV style fauteuils. We are selling them as a pair with two pairs being available. The turned carved legs supporting a circular apron with a Fine hi stuffed cushion set leading to column form arms with upholstered armrests. The backs with matching wood frames by Maison Jansen. The price is for one pair of chairs. This piece is accompanied by a letter of Authentication from James Archer Abbott, Author of 'Designing Camelot: the Kennedy White House Restoration' as well as both Jansen Furniture Books. James Archer Abbott serves as Director and Curator of Johns Hopkins University?s Evergreen Museum & Library ? one of two museums owned and operated by the university. Mr. Abbott's publications include the following exhibition catalogs: Visions of Washington Irving: Selections from the Collections of Historic Hudson Valley (co-author, 1991); Classical to 19th-Century America: The Influence of Berry Tracy on the Historical Interior (1994); and A Frenchman in Camelot: The Decoration of the Kennedy White House by Ste?phane Boudin (1995). Mr. Abbott co-wrote with Elaine Rice a further exploration of the Kennedy White House de?cor, entitled Designing Camelot: The Kennedy White House Restoration, which was published by Van Nostrand Reinhold in 1998. In 2006, he completed a well-received history of the international design firm Jansen (1880-1989), entitled "JANSEN," and published by Acanthus Press, LLC. This was followed by a companion volume, "JANSEN Furniture," published in spring 2007.
Condition Report: Good. Wear consistent with age and use.
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Dimensions: 36 in.Hx24.75 in.Wx24 in.D
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