The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Armchair
  • Armchair
  • Vitel (active between: 1838 - 1864)
  • France
  • c. 1850 - c. 1860
    1985 (covered with floral brocade velvet)
    1985 (covered with modern green mohair velvet)
  • Carved walnut, beech seat rails, green mohair velvet, green braid and fringe, steel springs and canvas lining.
  • Object size: 125 x 69.5 x 58 cm
  • Stamp: ''VITEL'
    Stamp: ''VITEL'
    Stamp: ''VITEL'
  • F36
  • Sixteenth Century Gallery
Commentary
History
Further Reading
  • Probably Richard Seymour-Conway, 4th Marquess of Hertford; probably 5 rue Taitbout, with red damask covers, in store, 1871; Hertford House by 1890.