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Chair: M.21B-1961

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Set of six mahogany chairs with open backs and pierced splats carved in the Rococo style, straight legs fluted and chamfered and an H-shaped stretcher. The splats have entwined bands, gadrooning and wave mouldings. Upholstered over the seat in burgundy coloured horsehair.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Louis C. G. Clarke, 1960

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1960) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray


Mid 18th Century
George II
Circa 1755 CE - Circa 1760 CE

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Components of the work

Back Height 101 cm

Materials used in production

Horsehair fabric Mahogany

Techniques used in production

Moulding Piercing Upholstering Carving

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.21B-1961
Primary reference Number: 77252
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 11 August 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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