Dating: 17th century
Material: Wood, Leather & Brass
Dimensions (cm): 109,5 x 66,4 x 64
Inv. no.: PD0675
An armchair with a tall back lined with tooled leather. The back is decorated with two male figures holding a flower vase.
Seats belong to this class of objects and utensils that brought the inestimable benefit of making life easier and more pleasant.
Mankind, by obtaining a means which allowed it to stop sitting on the ground, dignified itself in its own eyes and was set free from the links that chained it to its primitive past.
Augusto Cardoso Pinto