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Richly carved with rococo shells and foliage.

Provenance

By 1961, Julius Böhler, Munich; 1961, sold by Julius Böhler to the MFA for $1,000 [see note]. (Accession Date: September 20, 1961) NOTE: Sold together with MFA accession no. 61.649.

Credit Line

William E. Nickerson Fund, No. 2

Dutch (probably Amsterdam), About 1745–55

Place of Creation

Amsterdam?, The Netherlands

Dimensions

120.65 cm (47 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

61.650

Medium or Technique

Walnut (legs, stiles); walnut veneer (seat rails)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture