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Armchair

Date:
ca. 1740
Culture:
British
Medium:
Mahogany and tapestry
Dimensions:
H. 39 x W. 29-1/2 x D. 30 in. (99.1 x 74.9 x 76.2 cm)
Classification:
Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Dannie Heineman, 1966
Accession Number:
66.71.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 519
The tapestry panels displaying bouquets, baskets, and vases of flowers were probably designed by the painter Tobias Stranover (1684–1756), who specialized in the depiction of birds, flowers, and still life, and were woven by William Bradshaw (act. 1728–75) in London.
[ Frank Partridge ] ; the Earl of Harewood (Viscount Lascelles) (before 1922–32; sale, Sotheby's, April 7, 1932, no. 305) ; Mrs. Dannie Heineman (until 1966; to MMA)
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