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Armchair

Mahogany, richly carved curved back, arm supports terminating in scrolls, front seat rail and legs with angular feet. Back legs plain cabriole with Dutch feet. Upholstered in Fulham tapestry, cock on back, hare and tortoise on seat,within floral designs. Flowers of arms.

Provenance

1941, Nicolas de Koenigsberg; 1941, sold by Koenigsberg to French and Company, New York (stock no. 75739); 1946, sold by French and Co. to the MFA for $5500. (Accession Date: March 14, 1946)

Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund

1750–60 (possibly early 20th century?)

Object Place

England

Accession Number

46.231

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture