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Armchair: M.12-1970

Object information

Awaiting location update


Production: Julienne, Denis




Beechwood, carved and painted; the back, seat and armrests covered in red velvet; one of a set of four.
Stamped twice on the front rail of the seat 'D Jullienne', and on the left rail of the seat '124'

Legal notes

Gift of Sir Hamilton Kerr, 1970. Transferred to the Fitzwilliam 1975, from Whittlesford

Measurements and weight

Height: 87 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Paris ⪼ France

Acquisition and important dates

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


Late 18th century
Louis XVI
Production date: circa AD 1775

Components of the work

Frame composed of beechwood
Seat Depth 48.5 cm Width 56.6 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: D. JULLIENNE
  • Location: Front rail
  • Method of creation: Stamped twice
  • Type: Maker's mark
  • Text: 124
  • Location: Left rail of seat
  • Method of creation: Stamp
  • Type: Number

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.12-1970
Primary reference Number: 98140
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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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