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Armchair: M/F.8-1936

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 4

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

Entities

Categories

Description

Armchair with frames of painted and gilt beechwood with open arms and fluted tapering legs, the rectangular shaped backs, seats and padded arms covered with tapestry. One of a pair with M/F.7-1936.

Legal notes

R. C. Cory Bequest, 1934.

Measurements and weight

Height: 36¼ in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1934) by Cory, Reginald

Dating

18th Century, Late
Louis XVI
Production date: circa AD 1780

School or Style

Neoclassical

Components of the work

Frame composed of beechwood
Seat Depth 19½ in Width 22½ in

Materials used in production

Gilt
Paint

Techniques used in production

Painting
Gilding

Identification numbers

Accession number: M/F.8-1936
Primary reference Number: 95868
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 5 October 2015 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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