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CHAIR, ONE OF TWO

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CHAIR, ONE OF TWO

Made by: Unknown

On view in: Marjorie Post's Bedroom


About this object

The oval backs have the frame carved with [transcription] on the inner edge and a ribbon on the outer. There are acanthus leaves where the back joins the seats and the arms. The arms at the front are carved with the [transcription] on the upper part and with bellflowers on the lower. The edge of the seat is carved similarly to the back. At the joint of the arms, legs and seat are carved rosettes in rectangles. The legs have turning on the upper part and leaves on the lower.

Category:
furniture
Object name:
CHAIR, ONE OF TWO
Made from:
Wood
Made in:
Paris, France
Date made:
ca. 1780
Size:
91.4 x 61 x 52.7 cm (36 x 24 x 20 3/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
31.91
Class:
FURNITURE
Signature marks:
These chairs are said to be signed by Delaisement (ME 1776) but the signatures are covered now. (November 1972)
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973