Writing-Armchair by Unknown Artist

Four cabriole legs, with carved acanthus leaves on the knees, terminating in lion's paw feet.

Details

Medium:
Walnut
Dimensions:
91 x 78 x 74 cm
Acquired in:
1965
Presented by:
Brigadier Clark Fund through The Art Fund

The drop-in seat is covered in a modern grey-green velvet. The top rail rises above the arms with a linking scroll carving in the form of an acanthus leaf. Part of a donation of 16 gifts and 1 bequest to five museums by the Brigadier Clark Fund through the Art Fund between 1936 and 1992.

Provenance

Brigadier W.E. Clark.

Venue details

V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum) Cromwell Road, London London SW7 2RL 020 7942 2000 www.vam.ac.uk

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