Mary Ann Viney-Evans, 1st Viscountess Beaconsfield (1792-1872)
41 x 21 x 22 in
Place of origin
EnglandOrder this image
Hughenden, Buckinghamshire (Accredited Museum)
On show at
Not on show
This ebonised wood armchair, decorated with a coronet and the letter 'B', was embroidered by Mary Anne Disraeli to commemorate her becoming Viscountess Beaconsfield in 1868.
Ebonised wood armchair, back curved at top, tapestry upholstered with letter B and coronet within border of red, yellow and blue foliated pattern, similar seat, embroidered by Lady Beaconsfield. Armpieces upholstered, turned front legs united by stretcher, back legs united by stretcher, front to back united by twin stretchers, the back, front legs and front stretcher incised with gilt linear design.
Makers and roles
Mary Ann Viney-Evans, 1st Viscountess Beaconsfield (1792-1872), upholsterer