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Billiard chair by Georges Jacob - Transition style

Billiard chair by Georges Jacob - Transition style

N° 0167-BI

A high armchair initially designed to provide a good view of the billiard table but which may equally well serve as a comfortable bar seat. Combining Louis XVI style arrow feet and Louis XV style curved back and arm rests, this piece is a fine example of transition furniture. 

Dimensions : Height : 53 inchWidth : 25 inchDepth : 20 inch
Height : 134 cmWidth : 63 cmDepth : 50 cm

Focus on history - The Montgolfier brothers chair

16 January 2019

Focus on history - The Montgolfier brothers chair

On the 21st November 1783, Pilates de Roziers and the Marquis of Arlande voyaged from the "Chateau de la Muette" on the West side of Paris to the "Butte aux Cailles" on the South side. The 9km trip, performed in a Montgolfier brothers hot air balloon, marked the realisation of one of mankinds oldest dreams, to fly like a bird. The importance of the event for the population of France was tremendous...