Armchair

English
about 1840
Designed by Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin (English, 1812–1852)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

112 x 63.4 x 64.8 cm (44 1/8 x 24 15/16 x 25 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1992.19

Medium or Technique

Oak, leather upholstery

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Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture

Oak, leather upholstery with brass nails, molded framework. Legs and arm supports formed by vertically adorsed semicircles. Inside of the legs sprocketed with foliage. Carved relief foliage in spandrels. Front and back legs joined by stretchers. Rounded peaked crest containing a carved leaf flanked by fleshy acanthus leaves; leaves also form feet and armrest terminations. Tufted and buttoned dark green leather upholstery on seat, back and armrests secured with brass nails (restored).

Provenance

Purchased from H, Blairman & Sons, London. (Acccession date: February 26, 1992)

Credit Line

EDA Curator's Fund