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Armchair: M.15-1961

Object information

Awaiting location update

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

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Description

Mahogany armchair with upholstered seat, back and arm rests, four cabriole legs with claw and ball feet. The termination of the arms are carved with acanthus leaves and shells.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Louis C. G. Clarke, 1960.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1960) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray

Dating

18th Century, Mid
George II
Circa 1725 - Circa 1775

Components of the work

Frame composed of mahogany

Techniques used in production

Upholstering
Carving

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.15-1961
Primary reference Number: 98180
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 30 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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