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Armchair

Inscription

Old, small paper label on rear seat rail: "Brig. Ramsden / Oct. 4th / 55" Newer paper label glued under seat: "SAMPLE 2" Paper label on rear of crest rail: "3.12 /55" (the old Temple Hewsam House accession number)

Provenance

Between 1878 and 1909, collected in Peru by James Guthrie Reid (b. 1855 - d. 1920) and taken to England by Reid and his wife, Clarisa Blanche Reid (d. 1933); given by Dame Clarisa Reid to Lady Margaret Ramsden, The Wheatleys, Gomersal, Yorkshire, England; 1955, donated by Lady Ramsden to Temple Newsam House (museum), Leeds, England; 2011, deaccessioned by Temple Newsam House and sold to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 21, 2011)

Credit Line

Henry H. and Zoe Oliver Sherman Fund

1700–1750

Object Place

Viceregal Peru

Catalogue Raisonné

CG597

Dimensions

Height x width: 40 3/16 in. (102 cm)

Accession Number

2011.1683

Medium or Technique

Cedar, leather

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Seating and Beds