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Armchair: M.26-1961

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Maker: Unknown




Mahogany armchair with openwork carved splat, serpentine cresting, and upholstered seat. Acanthus carving on the curved arms. Straight, fluted, legs and square feet. Carved stretchers. Faded in colour


History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Louis C. G. Clarke, 1960.

Measurements and weight

Height: 96 cm
Width: 70.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


18th Century, Mid
Production date: circa AD 1755

Components of the work

Frame composed of mahogany
Legs Depth 64.5 cm
Seat Height 47 cm

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: M.26-1961
Primary reference Number: 98184
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 17 August 2022 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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