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Designer
Designed by Robert Adam, Scottish, 1728–1792
Maker
Made by Thomas Chippendale, English, 1718–1779
Title
The Dundas Sofa
Date
Commissioned 1764, made 1765
Medium
Limewood, pine, beech and gilding with later silk upholstery
Dimensions
Overall: 43 1/2 × 99 1/2 × 36 in. (110.5 × 252.7 × 91.4 cm)
Credit Line

Museum purchase funded by the Brown Foundation Accessions Endowment Fund

Current Location
Rienzi
BALLROOM
Accession Number
2014.810
Classification
Furniture
Provenance

Commissioned in 1765 by Sir Lawrence Dundas, 1st baronet (1710–1781), for the Great Room, 19 Arlington Street, London; by descent in the Dundas family, later the marquesses of Zetland; moved to Aske Hall, Yorkshire, England, in 1934; moved to Duff House, Scotland, date unknown; [sold through Robert Holden Ltd., London]; purchased by MFAH, 2014.