The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Armchair
  • Armchair
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • After Francesco Casanova (1727 - 1802), (tapestry design)
    C.Mellier & Co., Manufacturer, (chair frame)
  • England
  • 1872 - 1890 (sofa and armchair frames)
    c. 1788 (tapestries)
  • Limewood, carved and gilded, woven tapestry.
  • Object size: 97.8 x 66.5 x 60 cm
  • Stamp: 'LONDON W'
    Stamp: 'CABINET MAKERS'
    Stamp: 'C. MELLIER & C°'
    Stamp: 'C. MELLIER & C°'
  • F333
  • European Armoury III
Commentary
History
Further Reading
  • Probably acquired by Sir Richard Wallace; Hertford House by 1890.