Stadtholder’s chair, Gerrit Hutte, Pieter van Dijck, 1747

Stadtholder’s chair, Gerrit Hutte, Pieter van Dijck, 1747

wood (plant material), h 180.0cm × w 95.0cm × d 87.0cm. More details

This chair was used by William IV when he presided over the Court of Justice in the Binnenhof at The Hague. The chairmaker Hutte and the woodcarver Van Dijck chose the most extreme Rococo style for this ceremonial chair. The back is crowned by the arms of Zeeland, Holland and West-Friesland and is embroidered with the stadtholder’s coat of arms.

On display in room 1.2-08 Masterpieces

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