Pair of armchairs by English

A pair of armchairs of beechwood, with caned panels and gilt chinoiserie on the japanned frames.

Details

Medium:
Beechwood, gilded ornament & caned panels Dimensions: 142 x 63 x 48 cm
Art Fund grant:
£2,500 ( Total: £35,000)
Acquired in:
1985
Vendor:
Mallett

The stamps of EW and RH are for unidentified journeymen chairmakers. Previously attributed to Philip Guibert.

Provenance

Commissioned by the Duke of Leeds for his house at Wimbledon; by descent at Hornby Castle, Yorkshire; Mallet & Son Ltd.

Venue details

Temple Newsam House Temple Newsam Estate, LEEDS West Yorkshire LS15 0AE 0113 336 7461 www.leeds.gov.uk/templenewsamhouse

Entry details

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