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Armchair

Description

Giltwood armchair upholstered in red damask with cabriole legs, hairy paw feet and decorated seat rails, made for Sir Lawrence Dundas: English, London, designed by Robert Adam, made by the workshop of Thomas Chippendale, 1765

Museum reference

K.2002.10

Collection

Decorative and Applied Art

Object name

Armchair

Production information

Workshop of Thomas Chippendale, Manufacturer
London, England, Northern Europe
Adam, Robert, 1728 - 1792, Designer

Date

1765

Materials

Beech, Limewood, Gesso, Paint, Gold, Silk damask

Physical description

Beechwood, limewood, gesso, paint, gold, silk damask; red

Associations

Previous owner: Sir Lawrence Dundas
London, England, Northern Europe
Yorkshire, England, Northern Europe
Blackpotts, Banff, Banffshire, Scotland, Northern Europe

Exhibitions

  • Discoveries Redisplay, 2015

References

Christopher Gilbert, The Life and Work of Thomas Chippendale, London, 1978, pp. 156 -7

Christie's, Important English Furniture, Auction Catalogue, London, 3 July 1997

Credit

Accepted by HM Government in lieu of Inheritance Tax and allocated to the National Museums of Scotland, 2002

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