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Pair of chairs: M.15-1948

Object information

Awaiting location update


Production: Unknown




Pair of mahogany chairs with open carved backs and pierced splats, carved cabriole legs and claw and ball feet, drop-in seats. With 20th century upholstery.


History note: Mallett and Son, 40 New Bond Street, London.

Legal notes

Purchased from Mallett & Son, with the Marlay Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 95.9 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought by Mallett & Son


18th Century, Mid
George II
Circa 1740 - Circa 1760

Components of the work

Frames composed of mahogany
Seat Depth 47 cm Width 54.6 cm
Backs, Legs

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: M.15-1948
Primary reference Number: 95949
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 29 September 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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