The Richmond Stool by Thomas Roberts

The stool has a rectangular padded seat now covered in orange velvet.

Details

Medium:
Japanned and gilt wood
Dimensions:
46 x 71 x 56 cm
Art Fund grant:
£9,250 ( Total: £22,350)
Acquired in:
2001
Vendor:
Sotheby's

The scrolled front legs feature 'Boyes' holding crowns on their heads and have feet ornamented with dolphin heads. The stretcher has a circular wreath held by two angels.

Provenance

Possibly commissioned by Charles Lennox, 1st Duke of Richmond (1672-1723); Mary Cecil, 17th Baroness Zouche of Haryingworth; Moss Harris & Sons 1920; William Lever, 1st Viscount Leverhulme 1920.

Venue details

Lady Lever Art Gallery Port Sunlight Village, Birkenhead, WIRRAL Merseyside CH62 5EQ 0151 478 4136 www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/ladylever

Entry details

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