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ARMCHAIR, ONE OF TWO

Made by: Unknown

On view in: First Floor Library


About this object

The armchairs are chippendale style. The back and seat are upholstered in needlework. The scenes include fish, ships and British flags. They have a curved top with open curved arms ending in horizontal scrolls. The legs have curved knees, and front scrolled feet, while the back feet are plain. .2 has a ship with two red flags on the back approaching a village on the left. The seat has two ships on it.

Object name:
ARMCHAIR, ONE OF TWO
Made from:
Wood -- needlework -- metal
Made in:
England
Date made:
18th c.
Size:
99.7 × 64.8 × 54.6 cm (39 1/4 × 25 1/2 × 21 1/2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
33.26.2
Class:
FURNITURE
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973