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Chair: M.24B-1961

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 3


Production: Unknown




Mahogany chair with carved crest rail, pierced splat, cabriole legs with acanthus carving, and paw feet. The drop-in seat is covered with 20th-century horsehair fabric and needlework. One of a pair with M.24B-1961.

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 III
Production date: circa AD 1755

Components of the work

Frame composed of mahogany
Seat Depth 45.7 cm Width 56.3 cm
Back Height 99.9 cm

Materials used in production

Horsehair fabric

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: M.24B-1961
Primary reference Number: 95855
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 17 March 2023 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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