Armchair with shield back enclosing five tapered and curved bars radiating from a fan of inlaid satinwood and mahogany. Stringing of ebony and satinwood in a rope pattern. The stiles are slightly shaped with a small ear between them and the shield. Seat is upholstered over frame, serpentine in front and swag-tacked. Tapered front legs with satinwood inlay having bellflower drop at top. Rectangular H-stretchers and stretcher between rear legs. Shaped armrests. Original under upholstery including strip of linen with Russian characters. Center bar on splat is molded, being different than the others in the set.
Pencilled ""7"" inside back seat rail.
- Object type
- Descriptive terms
- 38 x 21 1/4 x 20 (HxWxD) (inches)
- Accession Number
- Credit Line
- Gift of Miss Martha W. Atkinson
- Related Items
Title Side chair Accession number 1940.846