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Print, Chairs, No. XIV, 1755

This is a Print. It was designed by Thomas Chippendale. It is dated 1755 and we acquired it in 1921. Its medium is etching on off-white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Advisory Council and Advisory Council. It is credited Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.

  • Chair (England), 1750–60
  • carved and joined red walnut, silk damask (reproduction).
  • Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund.
  • 2006-5-1

Its dimensions are

Open: 16.5 x 59.7 x 46.4 cm (6 1/2 x 23 1/2 x 18 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed on plate, upper left: 1; upper center: Chairs; upper right: No. XIV; lower left: T. Chippendale Invt et del; lower center: pub'd according to Act of Parliament 1753; lower right: MDarly sculp.t

Cite this object as

Print, Chairs, No. XIV, 1755; Designed by Thomas Chippendale (1718 – 1779); England; etching on off-white laid paper; Open: 16.5 x 59.7 x 46.4 cm (6 1/2 x 23 1/2 x 18 1/4 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-450-15

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Rococo: The Continuing Curve 1730-2008.

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