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Récamier – a Day Bed and a Beauty

Types of furniture named after people are scarce but not rare as one might think. Take the Wellington chest or the Davenport as two examples that of pieces that came to be known after famous men of their time. Furniture whose name derives from women is harder to find but not impossible. Which leads us to that simple yet elegant day bed or chaise – the récamier. Read more

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