Rosewood, modern upholstery
H: 37 in. (94 cm)
Seat (sloping in): 18 x 17 in. (45.7 x 43.2 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Mrs. Alfred Zoebisch
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.
This item is not on view
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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