Chair

Dutch (probably Amsterdam)
about 1745–55


Dimensions

120.65 cm (47 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

61.649

Medium or Technique

Walnut (legs, stiles); walnut veneer (seat rails).

On View

Angelica Lloyd Russell Gallery (Gallery 142)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Seating and beds

Richly carved with rococo shells and foliage.

Provenance

By 1961, Julius Böhler, Munich; 1961, sold by Julius Böhler to the MFA for $1,000 [see note]. (Accession Date: September 20, 1961)

NOTE: Sold together with MFA accession no. 61.650.

Credit Line

William E. Nickerson Fund, No. 2