Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Settee

Date:
ca. 1720
Culture:
British
Medium:
Walnut and burr walnut veneer
Dimensions:
42 1/4 × 54 3/4 × 21 1/2 in. (107.3 × 139.1 × 54.6 cm)
Classification:
Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1964
Accession Number:
64.101.947
Not on view
Mrs. Henry Oppenheim (until 1933; sale, Christie's, London, May 24, 1933, lot 62; to Partridge); [ J. Partridge , in 1933 ] ; Irwin Untermyer (by 1958–64; to MMA)
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