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End piece from canape confident or 3-sectioned upholstered sofa Chair, ca. 1780

This is a Chair. It was made by Louis Magdaleine Pluvinet. It is dated ca. 1780 and we acquired it in 1967. Its medium is gilded wood, fabric. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Rodman A. Heeren.

  • Canapé Gondole, ca. 1925
  • carved indian rosewood, indian rosewood-veneered wood, brass, and linen velvet.
  • Private Midwest collection.
  • 32.2016.3

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 101 x 94 x 65 cm (39 3/4 x 37 x 25 9/16in.)

It is signed

Maker's signature "L.M. Pluvinet"

Cite this object as

End piece from canape confident or 3-sectioned upholstered sofa Chair, ca. 1780; Made by Louis Magdaleine Pluvinet (French, became master in 1775; d. 1782–1785); France; gilded wood, fabric; H x W x D: 101 x 94 x 65 cm (39 3/4 x 37 x 25 9/16in.); 1967-89-1

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