Kimbel and Cabus (1863-1882). <em>Corner Chair (Modern Gothic style)</em>, ca. 1880. Ebonized cherry wood, gilt-incised decoration, modern upholstery, 27 3/8 x 18 1/2 x 18 1/2 in. (69.5 x 47.0 x 47.0 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of DeLancey Thorn Grant in memory of her mother, Louise Floyd-Jones Thorn, by exchange, 1992.9. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.1992.9_detail1.jpg)

Corner Chair (Modern Gothic style)

Artist:Kimbel and Cabus

Medium: Ebonized cherry wood, gilt-incised decoration, modern upholstery

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1880

Dimensions: 27 3/8 x 18 1/2 x 18 1/2 in. (69.5 x 47.0 x 47.0 cm)



Accession Number: 1992.9

Image: CUR.1992.9_detail1.jpg,animals

Catalogue Description:
Corner chair; ebonized wood and gilt-incised decoration and modern upholstery. Square seat with blue-green upholstery and black cord on square legs with chamfered edges raised on brass and wood casters. Seat rail on each of four sides with gilt incised rosettes centered a horizontally reeded panel. L-shaped back with square stiles chamfered on upper portion. Square profile L-shaped crest rail. Each of two back sections with turned baluster-shaped spindles flanking a recessed square panel with printed black and gold symmetrical heraldic designs. Proper right panel with paired mice; proper left with paired birds; images reversed on exterior back. Condition: Very good; re-ebonized and gilt-incised decoration repainted. Conservation report on file.

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