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Armchair

Cartouche shaped back, a chassis construction, frame carved with scrolled foliage, fleur-de-lis center top rail, ribbon bound palm fronds bottom of back rrail. Scrolled arms with upholstered rests and florettes each side front and back supports. Palm fronds, foliage running up just under arm. ...

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Inscription

'II' inscribed in frame of back rest

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert S. Pirie

English (London), about 1765

  • Design attributed to John Vardy, active in 1736–died in 1765
Object Place

England

Accession Number

66.22

Medium or Technique

Wood, limewood; carved, gilded and painted

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture