Pair of chairs by Thomas How

A pair of chairs with gild lead mounts on the knees, front rails and panel surround, coat of arms in verre eglomise on each splat, and upholstered in modern damask.

Details

Medium:
Walnut and walnut veneer
Dimensions:
104 x 59 x 56 cm
Art Fund grant:
£3,000 ( Total: £39,000)
Acquired in:
1985
Vendor:
Ronald A Lee

Beech seat rails numbered VII & XI. The original suite comprised of 12 chairs, 2 settees and pair of pedestals.

Provenance

Made for the 4th Earl of Scarsdale for Sutton Scarsdale; White, Allom & Co. (?); Annie C.Kane, New York (?); anon sale.Plaza Art Galleries, New York, 1977; Christie's New York, 1981; Ronald Lee Fine Arts Ltd.

Venue details

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

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