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Armchair - Napoleon Chair
  • Napoleon Chair
    Lutyens, Edwin Landseer Sir, born 1869 - died 1944
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Napoleon Chair

  • Object:

    Armchair

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1913-1918 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lutyens, Edwin Landseer Sir, born 1869 - died 1944 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Horsehair (original) over wood frame

  • Museum number:

    W.8-1985

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1913-1918 (made)

Artist/maker

Lutyens, Edwin Landseer Sir, born 1869 - died 1944 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Horsehair (original) over wood frame

Dimensions

Height: 75 cm, Width: 94.5 cm, Depth: 72 cm, Height: 36 cm seat

Labels and date

ARMCHAIR

Designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens (British, 1869-1944)
Maker unknown
Horsehair (original) over wood frame
Before 1919

One of a pair designed by Lutyens for his own house at 13 Mansfield Street, London W1. The other chair had the high arm on the other side and the pair flanked the fireplace. Lutyens based his design on similar chair featured in a portrait of Napolean.

W.8-1985 [1989-2006]

Production Note

Based on a design by Aldam Heaton, pre 1893.

Materials

Horsehair; Wood

Categories

Furniture

Collection

Furniture and Woodwork Collection

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