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Chair: M.13-1961

Object information

Awaiting location update

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

Entities

  • Chair
  • reading chair
  • library chair

Categories

Description

Mahogany chair with paw feet, the arm-rests, back and saddle-shaped seat covered in leather, a book rest above the back and a drawer in the carved seat rail.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Louis C. G. Clarke, 1960.

Measurements and weight

Depth: 58.0 cm
Height: 83.5 cm
Width: 52.0 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray

Dating

18th Century, Early#
Production date: circa AD 1735

Components of the work

Frame composed of mahogany
Upholstery composed of leather

Techniques used in production

Carving

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.13-1961
Primary reference Number: 98179
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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