Wisteria calls this a Salon Armchair. I know it as a Bergere Chair. This is the most comfortable chair ever - it's so roomy and you just sink into the plush cushions. I have always wanted one of these. If anyone locates a used one, call me immediately!
Armchair (Bergère à la reine et à châssis, assise cannée), Nicolas-Quinibert Foliot, French, about 1750. Medium: Carved, gessoed, and gilded beech; modern upholstery, 97.8 x 77.5 x 61 cm (38 1/2 x 30 1/2 x 24 in.)