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Stool: M.25-1961

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unknown (Maker)

Description

Mahogany long stool, the seat and arms upholstered in green velvet, cabriole legs carved with shells and acanthus and claw and ball feet.

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator; Louis C.G. Clarke, LLD, Cambridge

Legal notes

Louis C. G. Clarke Bequest, 1960

Measurements and weight

Depth: 60 cm
Height: 68 cm
Length: 140 cm

Relative size of this object

1.4 m68 cm60 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Mid 18th Century
George II
Circa 1740 - Circa 1760

Components of the work

Cover composed of velvet ( green) Frame composed of mahogany Legs Seat, Arms

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.25-1961
Primary reference Number: 77261
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 21 January 2022 Last processed: Friday 21 January 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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