Pair of Upholstered Slipper Chairs
Mahogany, original green velvet upholstery (Aesthetic Movement style)
each, chairs are same size: 34 1/2 x 24 x 26 in. (87.6 x 61 x 66 cm) (show scale)
Impressed on underside of flat disc-like molding, proper left rear leg: "681". Four casters impressed "40" on one side fo sheel and "THE INDIA (RUBBER COMB CO.) NEW YORK" on other side of wheel.
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Gift of Mrs. William E. S. Griswold in memory of her father, John Sloane
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Herter Brothers (American, 1865-1905). Pair of Upholstered Slipper Chairs, ca. 1881. Mahogany, original green velvet upholstery (Aesthetic Movement style), each, chairs are same size: 34 1/2 x 24 x 26 in. (87.6 x 61 x 66 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. William E. S. Griswold in memory of her father, John Sloane, 41.980.6a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 41.980.6a_bw_IMLS.jpg)
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