Armchair by George Marshall Strapps

This unusual chair is believed to be the only example by Strapps in the UK.


Details

Medium:
Oak
Dimensions:
48cm wide
Art Fund grant:
£1,613 ( Total: £2,210)
Acquired in:
2015
Vendor:
Rowleys

The remarkable carvings include domestic scenes, two fully formed lions resting on each arm, mysterious faces peering from their handles, and a young man riding a horse on top of the back rest.

Provenance

Unknown. An Art Loss Register certificate has been supplied

Venue details

Wisbech and Fenland Museum Museum Square, WISBECH Cambridgeshire PE13 1ES 01945 583817 www.wisbechmuseum.org.uk

Entry details

Free to all

Tue – Sat, 10am – 4pm

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