Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Armchair (one of a pair)

Date:
ca. 1760
Culture:
German
Medium:
Beechwood
Dimensions:
Overall: 43 × 28 1/2 × 28 in. (109.2 × 72.4 × 71.1 cm)
Classification:
Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line:
The Lesley and Emma Sheafer Collection, Bequest of Emma A. Sheafer, 1973
Accession Number:
1974.356.200
Not on view
Prince-Bishops of Schonbörn (later Seinsheim) ; [ Fischer-Böhler , Munich, until 1958; sold as a pair to Sheafer ] ; Lesley and Emma Sheafer , New York (1958–74; bequeathed to MMA)
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