<em>Daybed</em>, 18th century. Soft wood with caning and lacquer, 25 x 75 3/4 x 37 1/2 in. (63.5 x 192.4 x 95.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Dr. Alvin E. Friedman-Kien, 2002.94. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2002.94_transp5781.jpg)


Medium: Soft wood with caning and lacquer

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:18th century

Dimensions: 25 x 75 3/4 x 37 1/2 in. (63.5 x 192.4 x 95.3 cm)


Accession Number: 2002.94

Image: 2002.94_transp5781.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Long low bench with back and side rails, constructed of standard mitered, mortised, and tenoned frame construction, with four round legs and cantilevered seat, hard mat seat, and arms and back with eleven stancheons. Below this is a shaped and rounded horizontal stretcher. Wood is stained with black lacquer. Condition: Stable. Two gaps in lacquer on top front of seat, at right and at left, directly above the legs.

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