One of a pair of hall chairs

England (London)
about 1820
Made by T. & G. Seddon


Overall: 91.4 x 42.5 x 35.6 cm (36 x 16 3/4 x 14 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Mahogany, with painted initials

Not On View





One of a pair of hall chairs, see 2004.2248.1


Paper label adhered to underside of seat: "T & G Seddon,/ LONDON HOUSE,/ Aldersgate Street" [in use to time of Thomas II and George III Seddon, in partnership ca. 1817-1840].


June 19, 1990, anonymous sale, Phillips Son and Neale, London, lot 1990, to H. Blairman and Sons, Ltd., London [see note 1]. By about 1997, acquired on the London art market by Horace Wood Brock, New York; 2004, gift of Horace Wood Brock to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 23, 2005)

NOTES: [1] With its companion, MFA accession no. 2004.2248.1. This information was provided at the time of acquisition and has not been verified.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace Wood Brock