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Armchair: M/F.15-1938

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 7 (Courtauld)

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

Entities

Categories

Description

Armchair with upholstered back and seat, serpentine crest rail, carved and padded open arms and carved cabriole legs with claw and ball feet; upholstered in modern pale green damask.

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

C. E. Byas Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 101 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1938) by Byas, Cecil E.

Dating

18th Century, Mid
George III
Production date: circa AD 1760

Components of the work

Frame composed of mahogany
Upholstery composed of damask
Seat Depth 58.4 cm Width 72.4 cm
Arms, Legs

Techniques used in production

Upholstering

Identification numbers

Accession number: M/F.15-1938
Primary reference Number: 95860
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 27 September 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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