Description & Technical information

A pair of George II mahogany side chairs attributed to John Linnell.  The chairs have labels marked ‘Clumber’ attached to the underside of the drop-in seat.

Date:  1740
Period:  George II
Origin:  English
Medium: Mahogany
Dimensions: 101 x 61 x 63 cm (39³/₄ x 24 x 24³/₄ inches)
Provenance: Supplied to the Dukes of Newcastle, Clumber Park, Nottinghamshire, England.
Thence by descent to a Newcastle Estate Office near Warminster, Wiltshire.
From where sold in a small saleroom ‘on the borders of the Cotswolds’; Jonathan Harris, 22 May 1989, London, England.
Private collection, England.
Categories: Furniture