Four dining chairs from the Durbar Room, Osborne House by John Lockwood Kipling

The chairs were integral to the Durbar Room, corresponding to the dado height and using common decorative motifs.

Details

Medium:
Walnut & leather;
Dimensions:
Each: 110 x 53 x 48 cm
Art Fund grant:
£10,000 ( Total: £45,000)
Acquired in:
2006
Vendor:
H Blairman & Sons Ltd

Though the form of the chair is essentially European, the free quality of the carving and the slatted construction of the seat are a reflection of the Indian craft tradition.

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Provenance

Queen Victoria, Osborne House circa 1892; Private collection 1916-17; H. Blairman & Sons Ltd.

Venue details

Osborne House York Avenue, EAST COWES Isle of Wight PO32 6JX 01983 200022 www.english-heritage.org.uk/osborne

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £14.30)

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