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Chair: MAR.M.216A-1912

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Object information

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Production: Unknown

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Description

Armchair of rosewood and simulated rosewood with scroll back, cane seat and saber legs, carved and inlaid with pierced brass, one of a set of 18 chairs with two armchairs (MAR.M.216A&B-1912) and 16 sidechairs (MAR.M.216C-R-1912).

Legal notes

C. B. Marlay Bequest

Measurements and weight

Depth: 43.5 cm
Height: 80.8 cm
Width: 47.5 cm

Relative size of this object

47.5 cm80.8 cm43.5 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed by Marlay, Charles Brinsley

Dating

George III
Early 19th Century
Circa 1805 CE - Circa 1820 CE

School or Style

Regency

Components of the work

Frame composed of rosewood
Inlay composed of brass (alloy)
Seat composed of cane

Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.M.216A-1912
Primary reference Number: 77428
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 13 July 2016 Last processed: Wednesday 17 August 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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