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SIDE CHAIR

Made by: Unknown

On view in: French Drawing Room


About this object

Frame is gilded and carved wood. Back has lyre in openwork which rests on a cross piece carved with gadrooning. At either side is a chanelled tapering support with acanthus at the base. Across the top of the back is another strip also carved with gadrooing with a leaf motif at center of the front and a rosette where this frame joins the legs. The legs are in reverse of the side pieces for the back and all the legs on the four pieces have new tips.

Category:
furniture
Object name:
SIDE CHAIR
Made from:
Wood -- upholstery
Made in:
Russia
Date made:
18th c.
Size:
86.4 cm (34 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
32.5
Class:
FURNITURE
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973