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Pair of Upholstered Armchairs (Aesthetic Movement style)

Herter Brothers

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Mahogany, modern upholstery
DATES ca. 1881
DIMENSIONS a: 36 1/2 x 31 x 29 1/2 in. (92.7 x 78.7 x 74.9 cm) b: 36 x 29 x 29 1/2 in. (91.4 x 73.7 x 74.9 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Impressed on underside of flat disc-like molding, proper left rear leg: "680". Four casters impressed "70" on one side of wheel and "THE INDIA (RUBBER COMB CO.) NEW YORK" on other side of wheel.
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
CREDIT LINE Gift of Mrs. William E. S. Griswold in memory of her father, John Sloane
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CAPTION Herter Brothers (American, 1865-1905). Pair of Upholstered Armchairs (Aesthetic Movement style), ca. 1881. Mahogany, modern upholstery, a: 36 1/2 x 31 x 29 1/2 in. (92.7 x 78.7 x 74.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. William E. S. Griswold in memory of her father, John Sloane, 41.980.4a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 41.980.4a_view1_bw_IMLS.jpg)
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