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Trade Card of Samuel Spencer, Cain Chairs, at the Golden Chair in Aldermanbury

Artist:
Samuel Spencer (British, late 17th–early 18th century)
Date:
ca. 1700–1720
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 1/16 × 6 3/4 in. (23 × 17.2 cm)
Plate: 7 1/4 × 5 1/16 in. (18.4 × 12.8 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Bella C. Landauer, 1925
Accession Number:
47.71.3
Not on view
Inscription: Engraved text below image: "All Sorts of Cain [sic] Chairs Couches / Round-Stools easy-Chairs made Jap= /pan'd & Cain Sashes for windows / sold by Samuel Spencer at the / Golden Chair in Alderman bury / by Wholesale or Retail at Reasonable / Rates"; Written in pen and ink on the verso: "Cane chairs 3 d 5.6 a piece"
Bella C. Landauer; Donor: Bella C. Landauer (American)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," October 4, 2010–January 3, 2011.

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