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Jerôme Thoumyre

Jerôme Thoumyre Upholsterer
Contact
French
Hours:
Tuesday to Saturday 11:00 - 19:00
Phone:
+33 (0)608733755
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A passion for antique seats

  • • Jérôme set up his upholstery workshop in the early 1980s
  • • The restoration of antique seats is his speciality
  • • He finds inspiration in museums and exhibitions

Having grown up with parents who were art lovers and collectors, Jérôme's passion for antique furniture arose naturally. From his childhood, visiting museums and antique shops was a real pastime. It was through his meeting with Monsieur Léon, considered one of the greatest upholsterers of his time, that Jérôme began to learn the art of upholstery at the prestigious Maison Lamour in Paris. He deepened his knowledge by working for an antiquarian for many years, before opening his own workshop in the heart of Rouen. Since then, Jérôme has devoted himself to restoring old armchairs, with particular expertise in 18th to 19th century techniques.

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Works

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Regency period armchair

Regency period armchair in carved and waxed beech. It has been restored with its original wool and silk tapestry realised using the technique 'aux petits points de Sainsire'.

Height 90 cm
Width 70 cm

Jerôme Thoumyre Upholsterer
Photo: © Clément Legrand
Small Louis XVI period sofa

Small sofa dating from the Louis XVI period, in carved and gilded beech wood. This was a classic model under Louis XVI, with an oval backrest extended at the sides, covered with turquoise linen velvet (Lelièvre). It has been traditionally restored according to the techniques of the period.

Height 90 cm
Width 75 cm

Jerôme Thoumyre Upholsterer
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Small Louis XVI period armchair with 'gendarme's hat'

One of six cabriolet armchairs dating from the Louis XVI period, made from painted beech wood. The chair is covered with a floral patterned tapestry in small stitches, dating from the 19th century. Finished with gilded braid and gilded nails.

Height 90 cm
Width 61 cm

Jerôme Thoumyre Upholsterer
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Louis XV period bench

This painted, moulded and carved beechwood sofa dates from the Louis XV period. It stands on eight feet and is covered with a floral patterned tapestry in small stitches. The bench is signed by the original cabinetmaker.

Height 109 cm
Width 200 cm

Jerôme Thoumyre Upholsterer

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