The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
  • Armchair
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • France
  • c. 1785
    1988 (Aubusson tapestries removed)
    1990 (upholstered with modern silk lampas)
    (Chair frame regilded (keeping gesso of second layer of gilding))
  • Beechwood, carved and gilded, watered silk lampas, gimp and cord, horsehair.
  • Object size: 98.7 x 68.7 x 62.2 cm
  • F204
  • East Drawing Room
Further Reading
  • Possibly E. Rutter; Richard Seymour-Conway, 4th Marquess of Hertford, 14 July 1852.