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Pair of side chairs

Attributed to Thomas How (British, active 1710–33)

Date:
ca. 1724–36
Culture:
British
Medium:
Walnut and walnut veneer, parcel-gilt, the seat rails of beech; gilded lead mounts on the knees and front rail; verre églomisé panel mounted on the splat; covered in contemporary tent stitch embroidery on canvas needlework not original to the chair
Dimensions:
H. 41 x W. 23 x D. 22 in. (104.1 x 58.4 x 55.9 cm)
Classification:
Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1964
Accession Number:
64.101.936, .937
203724

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