Armchair by Unknown Artist

Beechwood armchair, japanned in imitation of tortoiseshell with gilded outlining of the back, seat and carved details, and with gilt decoration in the form of trailing plants on the back, seat-rail and legs.

Details

Medium:
Beechwood
Dimensions:
120 x 65 x 66 cm
Acquired in:
1965
Presented by:
Brigadier Clark Fund through The Art Fund

Back and seat caned in close mesh. 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

Entry details

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