Early Baroque Side Chair

Early Baroque Side Chair

c. 1690
Designer
Thomas Roberts, English
Work Locations: England
Active Dates: 1685 - 1714
Country
England
Style/Tradition
William and Mary
side chair
Ebonized beechwood and reproduction italian velvet and hand-woven wool camlet
Funds provided by the Mabel Y. Hughes Charitable Trust
1998.298
Attributed to, Thomas Roberts (English). Early Baroque Side Chair. c. 1690. Ebonized beechwood and reproduction italian velvet and hand-woven wool camlet. Funds provided by the Mabel Y. Hughes Charitable Trust. 1998.298.
Dimensions
height: 48.125 in, 122.2375 cm; width: 22.75 in, 57.7850 cm; depth: 26 in, 66.0400 cm
Department
Architecture and Design
Collection
Architecture and Design

Attributed to Thomas Roberts
English, active 1685–1714
Early Baroque Side Chair
English, about 1690
Ebonized beechwood and reproduction Italian velvet and hand-woven wool camlet
Funds provided by the Mabel Y. Hughes Charitable Trust, 1998.298

Known Provenance
Commissioned about 1690 by Daniel Finch, 2nd Earl of Nottingham and 7th Earl of Winchilsea, at the Earl’s residence, Burley-on-the-Hill, Rutland, England from about 1700; then by descent until 1989 at Burley-on-the-Hill to E.R. Hanbury; consigned 1989 to (Christie’s), London; purchased 6 July 1989 from (Christie’s), London, part of lots 148-52 by a private collector; consigned 1998 by a private collector to (Sotheby’s), London; purchased 10 July 1998 from (Sotheby’s), London, sale #LN8433 titled: Important English Furniture, lot 86 by the Denver Art Museum.