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Armchair: M/F.8-1936

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 4


Production: Unknown




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


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

School or Style


Components of the work

Frame composed of beechwood
Seat Depth 19½ in Width 22½ in

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production


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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