Two chairs

Ref: 1854
  • Designer

    Designed by Edward Welby Pugin (1834-75)

  • Detail

    Oak, with ebony inlay

    82.6 x 55.9 x 45.3 cm

    English, circa 1870

  • Collections

    Saint Louis Museum of Art (one chair) and Metropolitan Museum of Art (one chair)

  • Notes

    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.