Gebrüder Thonet (Austrian, founded Vienna, 1842). <em>Child's Armchair</em>, ca. 1875. Copper beech, modern caning, metal screws, 24 3/4 x 14 x 17 1/4 in. (62.9 x 35.6 x 43.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Dr. Barry R. Harwood, 83.155. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 83.155_PS6.jpg)

Child's Armchair

Artist:Gebrüder Thonet

Medium: Copper beech, modern caning, metal screws

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1875

Dimensions: 24 3/4 x 14 x 17 1/4 in. (62.9 x 35.6 x 43.8 cm) seat height: 12 in. (30.5 cm)



Accession Number: 83.155

Image: 83.155_PS6.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Child's armchair (MODEL NO. 14), central European copper beechwood, composed of five parts: long, horseshoe-shaped piece comprising continuous rear legs, stiles and back; set into back is short horseshoe-shaped splat; two identical L-shaped arms starting at the front of the back, curving down to form arms and front legs; inserted between stiles and front legs is a round, caned seat, made from one continuous member. CONDITION - Proper right arm slightly loose. Finish was lightened long ago (considerable patina). Several surface cracks to outer edge of splat. Small area of green substance on seat frame and cane at proper right rear. Numerous minor scuffs and scratches to surfaces, some white stains to seat frame and lower legs.

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