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Chair: M.21E-1961

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Object information

Current Location: In storage




Production: Unknown



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


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

School or Style


Components of the work

Seat composed of horsehair fabric Depth 49.5 cm Width 57.5 cm
Frame composed of mahogany
Back Height 101 cm

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: M.21E-1961
Primary reference Number: 77255
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 11 August 2016 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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