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  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1680-1720 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Carved and joined beech with caned seat and back

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

carved and joined beech with caned back and seat; baluster legs at front joined by carved cross-rail with scrolling and voluted decoration; front legs tenoned up into front seat rail, back stiles as one, side and back seat rails tenoned into back stiles (square section at bottom half, then baluster up to the top); top and bottom rails tenoned into stiles, stiles of seat back tenoned into rails; side seat rails and side stretchers are tenoned and pegged to the legs; caned back and seat - no evidence of upholstery; plain stretchers, seat back stiles have saw marks.

Place of Origin

England (made)


1680-1720 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Carved and joined beech with caned seat and back


Height: 119 cm height of back stile, Width: 44.5 cm width of front of seat, Depth: 50 cm measurement of edge of seat rail from back to front is 38.2cm, Depth: 374 cm measurement from centre of seat from front to back

Object history note

Gift. Received from Sir Samuel Montagu, Bart.

Descriptive line

Carved and joined beech chair with caned back and seat, English, 1680-1720

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)



Beech; Cane


Joining; Carving; Caning


Furniture; Woodwork


Furniture and Woodwork Collection

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