Armchair (one of a set of six)

Various artists/makers

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 514

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."

Armchair (one of a set of six), John Mayhew (British, 1736–1811), Gilded fruitwood; wool and silk (22-24 warps per inch, 9-10 per centimeter), British and French

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