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One of a pair of hall chairs

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One of a pair of hall chairs, see 2004.2248.2

Signed

Paper label adhered to underside of seat: "T & G Seddon,/ LONDON HOUSE,/ Aldersgate Street" [in use to time of Thomas II and George III Seddon, in partnership ca. 1817-1840].

Provenance

June 19, 1990, anonymous sale, Phillips Son and Neale, London, lot 1990 [see note 1]. By about 1997, acquired on the London art market by Horace Wood Brock, New York; 2004, gift of Horace Wood Brock to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 23, 2005) NOTES: [1] With its companion, MFA accession no. 2004.2248.2. This information was provided at the time of acquisition and has not been verified.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace Wood Brock

England (London), about 1820

Dimensions

Overall: 91.4 x 42.5 x 35.6 cm (36 x 16 3/4 x 14 in.)

Accession Number

2004.2248.1

Medium or Technique

Mahogany, with painted initials

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture