Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History



  • Armchair, 1769
    John Mayhew (English, 1736–1811) and William Ince (English, active ca. 1758/59–1794, died 1804)
    Gilded fruitwood, tapestry; Overall 42 5/8 x 28 x 26 in. (108.3 x 71.1 x 66 cm)
    Gift of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, 1958 (58.75.16)

    This is one of six armchairs supplied by Mayhew and Ince described in their 1769 invoice as "large Antique Elbow Chairs with oval Backs carv'd with Double husks and ribbon knot on top."

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  • Armchair, 1769
    John Mayhew (English, 1736–1811) and William Ince (English, active ca. 1758/59–1794, died 1804)
    Gilded fruitwood, tapestry; Overall 42 5/8 x 28 x 26 in. (108.3 x 71.1 x 66 cm)
    Gift of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, 1958 (58.75.16)


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