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Armchair

1800-1900, with 18th-century leather upholstery


Object Place: Viceregal Peru

Catalogue Raisonné

CG603

Dimensions

Height x width: 47 5/8 in. (121 cm)

Accession Number

2011.1684

Medium or Technique

Cedar, leather

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Seating and beds

Inscription

Small paper label pasted inside rear seat rail reads "Brig. Ramsden / Oct. 4th 55"
"33.8a / 55" painted on inside of PL rear leg, an old Temple Newsam House accession number.

Provenance

Between 1878 and 1909, collected in Peru by James Guthrie Reid (b. 1855 - d. 1920) and taken to England by Reid and his wife, Clarisa Blanche Reid (d. 1933); given by Dame Clarisa Reid to Lady Margaret Ramsden, The Wheatleys, Gomersal, Yorkshire, England; 1955, donated by Lady Ramsden to Temple Newsam House (museum), Leeds, England; 2011, deaccessioned by Temple Newsam House and sold to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 21, 2011)

Credit Line

Henry H. and Zoe Oliver Sherman Fund