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Chair: M.10-1970

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 7 (Courtauld)


Maker: Unknown




Chair of gessoed softwood, painted red and gilt, and upholstered in cut velvet. One of a pair with M.11-1970.

Legal notes

Given by Sir Hamilton Kerr, 1970.

Measurements and weight

Height: 115.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Venice ⪼ The Veneto ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

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


18th Century
Circa 1701 CE - Circa 1800 CE

Components of the work

Seat Depth 49.5 cm Width 63 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: M.10-1970
Primary reference Number: 98270
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 25 September 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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