Pair of Tub Armchairs

by Owen Jones
Designed by Owen Jones and manufactured by Jackson & Graham, London
England, circa 1873

Veneered with ebonised hardwood and gilt tracery, covered in RU Hemp Twill (5669)

Provenance: James Mason (1824 - 1903) Eynsham Hall, Oxfordshire.
Dispersed circa 1954; Suffolk Antique Trade 2017

Watercolour designs for the proposed furnishing of Eynsham Hall are in the collection of the library of Reading University. The proposal for the dining room shows a line of tub armchairs in a grey fabric, from Jones's well known commission for Alfred Morrison. An example of the latter survives in a private London collection.
H 83cm x W 62cm x D 70cm
H 32.69" x W 24.42" x D 27.57"
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