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Mahogany and beech. Vase-shaped splat richly carved and pierced; acanthus leaf carving on scrolledrail; fluting on side posts. Cabriole legs, carved on knees and paw and ball feet. Brass studded leather seat.

Inscription

"T. Hooper" stamped on back seat rail and "T. Hoo" on framing piece.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Joshua Crane Sr. in memory of her husband

English, About 1750–60

Object Place

England

Dimensions

Overall: 94.6 x 59.1 x 48.9 cm (37 1/4 x 23 1/4 x 19 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

30.726

Medium or Technique

Mahogany, beech

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture