Pine Chair


Designed by Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin (1812-1852)

Manufactured by John Webb, New Bond Street


Height 40" (101 cm); width 18" (46 cm); depth 20" (51 cm)

Stained pine

"This chair appears to be a prototype for the chairs in the Prince’s Chamber in the House of Lords made by John Webb, New Bond Street, the seat being drop-in, and the back never having been upholstered" (Whiteway).

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