Four chairs designed by William Kent, probably by Royal cabinet maker Benjamin Goodison (circa 1730) of Long Acre, commissioned by William, 3rd Duke of Devonshire (1698-1755), for Devonshire House.
The frames carved with acanthus and bell-flowers, the arm supports with lion's mask terminals, currently covered in crimson damask.
Other furniture in the collection
Tom Price (born 1973); Resin bench: polyester resin, polyurethane resin, tar, acrylic, LEDs; Coal bench: coal, PVA, jesmonite, MDF, steel; 2014-15
Enignum II chairs
Joseph Walsh (born 1979), olive, ash and suede, 2014
David Roentgen, 1780-85
Richard Roberts, circa 1723
Joris Laarman bench