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CC41 "Birchcraft" Armchair

English (High Wycombe)
about 1950
Manufactured by William Birch & Company (High Wycombe, England, founded in 1840)


Overall: 88.9 x 55.9 x 73.7 cm (35 x 22 x 29 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wood, original wool upholstery

Not On View


Contemporary Art, Europe


Case furniture and boxes

One of a pair of CC41 “Birchcraft” armchairs.


1946, sold by the manufacturer to Irene Waller (b. 1921), London; 2012, sold by Mrs. Waller to Leslie Verrinder, London; April 2012, sold by Leslie Verrinder to Frederic Sharf, Chestnut Hill, MA; 2012, gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 24, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf