Armchair

  • Detail

    Mahogany, with painted simulated marble panels, lacquered brass mouldings, mounted with bronze sphinxes and paw feet

    92 x 59 x 57 cm

    French (presumably Paris), circa 1795

  • Provenance

    Perhaps Mallett (Bourdon House); Sir James Stirling (1926-92), and by descent

  • Exhibited

    National Trust for Scotland, 2000-15

  • Collection

    Private collection, on loan to Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2017