Standing shelf (one of a pair), William Linnell (ca. 1703–1763), Lacquered and painted pine, mahoogany and British walnut, British

Standing shelf (one of a pair)

Maker:
William Linnell (ca. 1703–1763)
Maker:
and John Linnell (British, 1737–1796)
Date:
ca. 1753–54
Culture:
British
Medium:
Lacquered and painted pine, mahoogany and British walnut
Dimensions:
Overall: 59 × 23 × 10 1/2 in. (149.9 × 58.4 × 26.7 cm)
Classification:
Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1964
Accession Number:
64.101.1125
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 751
Supplied to the fourth Duke of Beaufort (1709-1756), the set of japanned furniture for the Chinese Bedroom at Badminton House, Gloucestershire, included a bed, eight armchairs, two pairs of standing shelves, and a dressing commode.
Duke(s) of Beaufort , Badminton House, Gloucestershire (ca. 1753/4–1921) ; [sale, Christie's, London , June 30, 1921, lot 50 (or 51), to Partridge] ; [ Frank Partridge , in 1921] ; Irwin Untermyer (by 1958–64; to MMA)