A pair of Louis XVI period moulded and lacquered gray beechwood cabriolet armchairs, "chapeau de gendarme" seat back. Tapered legs.
The two armchairs are stamped "J.B.Sene".
Louis XVI period Parisian work.
Jean-Baptiste-Claude Sené (1747-1803), carpenter specialized in armchairs, received "maître" 10 May 1769. As Georges Jacob, Jean-Baptiste-Claude Sené was considerated as one of the greatest French carpenters during the reign of Louis XVI.
Le Mobilier Français du XVIIIe Siècle - Pierre Kjellberg - Les Éditions de l'Amateur - 1989.