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Armchair
beginning of the 18th century
carved and gilt Swiss pine wood, 131 x 70 x 60 cm
Ptuj Ormož Regional Museum, UO 1214 P

Details

  • Title: Armchair
  • Creator: Unknown/Neznan
  • Location Created: Ptuj castle, Ptuj Ormož Regional Museum
  • Provenance: Legacy of the Herberstein family, from Hrastovec castle, Pokrajinski muzej Ptuj Ormož/Regional Museum Ptuj Ormož
  • Physical Dimensions: w70 x h131 x d60 cm
  • Long Description: "The armchair is made following the contemporary French furniture from the court of Louis XIV, and represents the only functional piece of furniture in the entire collection in Ptuj castle having wooden parts all gilt, which was quite a rarity for provincial furniture of the time. The wood quality – Swiss pine – suggests that it was made in Tyrol." (Tatjana Štefanič, mag. Boštjan Roškar)
  • Type: furniture

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