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Set of four side chairs

Date:
ca. 1730–35
Culture:
British
Medium:
Walnut, burr walnut veneer, parcel gilt
Dimensions:
Each: 38 × 22 × 22 in. (96.5 × 55.9 × 55.9 cm)
Classification:
Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1964
Accession Number:
64.101.951–.954
Not on view
Mrs. Charles Hunter ; Percival D. Griffiths ; Mrs. Wilfred Buckley (until 1937; sale, Sotheby's, London, June 25, 1937, lot 105; sold for £800 to Frank Patridge); [ Frank Partridge , Londo, in 1937 ] ; Irwin Untermyer , New York (until 1964; to MMA)
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