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Chair: M/F.1.6-1936

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Maker: Unknown




Mahogany, one of a set of six of which two are armchairs (M/F.1.1-1.8-1936), the backs carved with wheat ears.

Legal notes

R. G. Cory Bequest

Measurements and weight

Depth: 43.5 cm
Height: 93.5 cm
Width: 55.5 cm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed by Cory, Reginald


Late 18th century
George III
Circa 1770 CE - Circa 1800 CE

Components of the work

Upholstery composed of horsehair fabric
Frame composed of mahogany

Identification numbers

Accession number: M/F.1.6-1936
Primary reference Number: 98155
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 21 September 2012 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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