Italian - Armchair (Poltrona), late 19th century


Armchair (Poltrona), late 19th century

Walnut, 125 x 63 x 63 cm (49 3/16 x 24 13/16 x 24 13/16 in.) overall


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Purchased by Isabella Stewart Gardner from the dealers Antonio & Alessandro Jandolo, Rome on 28 October 1906 for 200 lire.


Gilbert Wendel Longstreet and Morris Carter. General Catalogue (Boston, 1935), pp. 156, 164.
Fausto Calderai and Alan Chong. Furnishing a Museum: Isabella Stewart Gardner’s Collection of Italian Furniture (Boston, 2011), p. 187, no. 78.

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