Pair of Chinoiserie armchairs by John Linnell

Pair of armchairs from a set of eight supplied by William and John Linnell in black and gold japanned decoration.

Details

Medium:
Beechwood, japanned and gilded
Dimensions:
103 x 60 x 66 cm
Art Fund grant:
£15,000 ( Total: £110,500)
Acquired in:
1989
Vendor:
Christie's

Provenance

One of a set of eight chairs for the 4th Duke of Beaufort (1709-1756) for the Chinese bedroom at Badminton House; sold Christie's, London, 7/7/88, lot 65.

Venue details

Bristol Museum & Art Gallery Queen's Road, BRISTOL Bristol BS8 1RL 0117 922 3571 www.bristolmuseums.org.uk

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