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Collection of the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Drawing, "Project for a Sedan Chair", ca. 1775

type: Drawing

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Shown in profile, turned toward right, with one bar. Pomegranates stand in the center and at the corners of the roof. Tassels hang at the upper corners. The panel beside the window shows a scroll rising from the lower right corner from which garlands hang and a medallion with the monogram, CF. The lower panels have above leaf scrolls; a spiral of the left one is in the lower left corner of the upper panel. From the ends of the scrolls garlands hang down, those from the inside ones are intertwined around the vertical molding framing the panels. The bar is decorated with rinceaux. The mountings are shown.



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