Artist attributed to George Seddon, English, 1727-1801
Title
  • Arm Chair
Date ca. 1790
Medium Painted satinwood
Dimensions Overall: 37 7/8 × 21 7/8 × 19 1/4 inches (96.2 × 55.6 × 48.9 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Benson Ford Fund, with matching funds from Founders Junior Council
Accession Number 1984.4.1
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
On View British S361, Level 3 (see map)
(Hotspur Ltd.);
1984-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
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