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Child's Chair

Decorative Arts and Design

On View: Decorative Art, 19th Century, 4th Floor
MEDIUM Laminated rosewood, modern upholstery
  • Place Manufactured: New York, New York, United States
  • DATES ca. 1855
    DIMENSIONS 28 x 15 x 15 in. (71.1 x 38.1 x 38.1 cm)
    MARKINGS Unmarked
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Mrs. Sidney A. Mitchell, and Adrian and Henry B. Van Sinderen, by exchange, and Designated Purchase Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Diminutive child's chair in laminated rosewood with modern upholstery. Laminated rosewood chair with cabriole curved front legs and slight backward flare and curve to rear legs, all four legs on metal casters, front apron with central carved flower and leaves and on each side rail above leg, a carved double flower and leaf; slight concave chair back comprised of several layers of laminated wood with scrolling pierced design with applid carved upper layer with central leaf surrounded by acorn and floral designs. Now upholstered in modern green floral textile; when purchased covered with later 20th- century floral needlepoint.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Decorative Art, 19th Century, 4th Floor
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