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Armchair

Inscription

Small paper label pasted inside rear seat rail reads "Brig. Ramsden / Oct. 4th 55" "33.8a / 55" painted on inside of PL rear leg, an old Temple Newsam 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

1800-1900, with 18th-century leather upholstery

Object Place

Viceregal Peru

Catalogue Raisonné

CG603

Dimensions

Height x width: 47 5/8 in. (121 cm)

Accession Number

2011.1684

Medium or Technique

Cedar, leather

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Seating and Beds