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.
Pair of chairs by Thomas How, 1724
© Temple Newsam House
- Walnut and walnut veneer
- 104 x 59 x 56 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £3,000 ( Total: £39,000)
- Acquired in:
- Ronald A Lee
Beech seat rails numbered VII & XI. The original suite comprised of 12 chairs, 2 settees and pair of pedestals.
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.
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