A pair of ebony Spanish chairs

Price on request

Global shipping available

Origin
Northern Netherlands, possibly Amsterdam
Period
Dated 1683
Material
Ebony
Dimensions
101 x 42.5 x 41 cm
Literature

Jacques Fijnaut TEFAF 2000, pictured in the catalogue

The decoration on the backrests is based on a print after Hendrick Goltzius depicting the episode of the Samaritan woman. In this episode Jesus demonstrates that all men are equal and that the faith welcomes the privileged and the poor alike.

The picture by Hendrick Goltzius:

https://www.rijksmuseum.nl/nl/collectie/RP-P-H-S-78

Questions about this object?

Please use one of the contact options below:

Privacy Policy

Privacy Site by Artimin