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Armchair (part of a set)

Date:
mid-18th century
Culture:
Italian, Venice
Medium:
Walnut, painted and silvered; wool petit point embroidery
Dimensions:
H. 37-3/4 x W. 27 x D. 24 in. (95.9 x 68.6 x 61.0 cm)
Classification:
Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1922
Accession Number:
22.162.1
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 508
This chair clearly illustrates the strong influence of French Rococo furniture current in Venice at the time.
[ Testa (until 1922; sold to MMA) ]
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