Rosewood, modern upholstery
H: 37 in. (94 cm)
Seat (sloping in): 18 x 17 in. (45.7 x 43.2 cm) (show scale)
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Gift of Mrs. Alfred Zoebisch
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American. Side Chair, ca. 1858. Rosewood, modern upholstery, H: 37 in. (94 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Alfred Zoebisch, 59.143.29. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 59.143.29_acetate_bw.jpg)
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Rosewood chair in the Renaissance Revival style exhibiting Chinese influence in the design of the back splat, with straight back styles and curved crest rail crowned by a pierced circular medallion at top center; pierced symmetrical splat with opposed dolphins at top below crest and foliate motives below; on turned legs; rectangular seat covered in modern yellow damask reupholstered in April 1960 with maroon antique satin.
Condition: repaired in several places.
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