Armchair

English
about 1680


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

119.38 x 61.59 x 46.35 cm (47 x 24 1/4 x 18 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1984.120

Medium or Technique

Wood, walnut, caning

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture

Walnut; cane. Elaborately carved armchair with caned back and seat. Carved and pierced top rail is tennoned between baluster-shaped uprights. Heavy C-scrolls dominate decoration of rails, arms, legs and stretchers. Beading and acanthus leaves embellish arms and front legs.

Provenance

London; 1976, sold to Herbert Heidelberger; 1984, bequest of Herbert Heidelberger in honor of Frederick and Minna Heidelberger to the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of Herbert Heidelberger in honor of Frederick and Minna Heidelberger