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)
Artist: Attributed to Thomas How (British, active 1710–33)Date: ca. 1724–36Medium: 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 chairAccession: 64.101.936, .937On view in:Not on view