Designed by Edward Welby Pugin (1834-75)
Oak, with ebony inlay
82.6 x 55.9 x 45.3 cm
English, circa 1870
Saint Louis Museum of Art (one chair) and Metropolitan Museum of Art (one chair)
An undated record of this model, inscribed ‘front elevation of chair quarter real size Designed by E. Welby Pugin’, is preserved in the National Archive, Kew (BT/43/58, no. 245877) – illustrated in our Furniture and Works of Art (2006), no. 9.
Identical examples are in the collections of the Los Angeles Museum of Art and the Art Institute of Chicago, while others are in private collections in the United Kingdom and the U.S.A.