English - Armchair , 17th century

English

Armchair, 17th century

Walnut with canework, 138.5 x 63 x 45 cm (54 1/2 x 24 13/16 x 17 11/16 in.)

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Object details

Accession number

F19c11

Provenance

Possibly in the collection of Charles II, King of England, (1660-1685). (as part of a set)
Purchased by the publisher James Thomas Fields (1817-1881) and the author and social reformer Annie Adams Fields (1834-1915) through the author Charles Dickens (1812-1870) at and unknown date. (as from the collection of Charles II; as a set of at least two chairs)
Bequest of Annie Adams Fields to Isabella Stewart Gardner, 1915.

Bibliography

Gilbert Wendel Longstreet and Morris Carter. General Catalogue (Boston, 1935), p. 170. (as English, dated 17th century)


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Commentary

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