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Arm chair

1938.275 (RS80811)

Description

Armchair. Mahogany frame with leather upholstery. Brass nails around edges. Slightly scrolled square back. Large scrolled arm rests over stiles with carved lotus leaves. Egyptian motif at top of legs which terminate in square brass cups with canisters.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1815-1830
Associated Building
Used At Harrison Gray Otis House, Third House (Boston, Mass.).
Material
brass (alloy)
leather
mahogany (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
armchairs
brass (alloy)
Chair
chairs (furniture forms)
leather
lotus (motif)
mahogany (wood)
Dimensions
36 1/4 x 24 3/4 x 21 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1938.275
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. Francis A. Foster
GUSN
17266

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