Description & Technical information

A George II mahogany armchair.
This chair once belonged to a larger set commissioned for the newly installed Marble Hall at Powderham Castle in 1755. The suite was photographed by Country Life in 1963, but the image was not published at the time. Today two chairs from the original set remain at Powderham.

Date:  circa 1755
Period:  George II
Origin:  English
Medium: Mahogany
Dimensions: 108 x 79 x 72 cm (42¹/₂ x 31¹/₈ x 28³/₈ inches)
Provenance: William Courtenay, 1st Viscount Courtenay, Powderham Castle, Devon, England.
Private collection, England.
Categories: Furniture