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Armchair: M.14-1970

Object information


Jullienne, Denis (Maker)


Beechwood, carved and painted; the back, seat and armrests covered in yellow silk, with a chinoiserie design. One of a set of four.
Stamped on the right rail of the seat '1510' or '1518'

Legal notes

Gift of Sir Hamilton Kerr, 1970. Transferred to the museum 1975

Measurements and weight

Height: 88.3 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Paris ⪼ France

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1970) by Kerr, Hamilton, Sir


Late 18th century
Louis XVI
Circa 1775 - Circa 1790

School or Style

Neoclassical Chinoiserie

Components of the work

Frame composed of beechwood Sseat Depth 49 cm
Seat Width 56.7 cm

Materials used in production

Silk Paint

Techniques used in production

Painting Carving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 1510 or 1518
  • Location: Right rail of seat
  • Method of creation: Stamp
  • Type: Number

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.14-1970
Primary reference Number: 98138
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 5 October 2015 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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