A suite of four Transition Louis XV - Louis XVI period moulded lacquered gray beechwood cabriolet armchairs with a medallion seat back. Fluted tapered legs.
Stamped "P. Bernard".
From a cabinetmakers family, Pierre Bernard (about 1730 - 1788) was received "Maître" carpenter the 24 January 1766. He specialized in the manufacturing of the seats. His very elegant Transition and Louis XV seats were made with great care.
Pierre Kjellberg, Le Mobilier Français du XVIIIe Siècle, Les Éditions de l'Amateur, 2008
Comte François de Salverte, Les ébénistes du XVIIIe siècle, Les éditions d'Art et d'Histoire, 1934