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Chair: M.16-1978

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Object information


Unknown (Maker)


Armchair of carved and turned walnut with replacement cane back and seat.


History note: A. F. S. Gow, MA by whom lent since 1941

Legal notes

Purchased with the Gow Fund, 1978

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1978)


Late 17th Century
Circa 1680 - Circa 1700

Components of the work

Frame: composed of walnut Back: composed of cane Height 123 cm
Seat: composed of cane

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.16-1978
Primary reference Number: 77218
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 May 2021 Last processed: Wednesday 26 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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