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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.
Pencilled ""7"" inside back seat rail.
Title Side chair Accession Number 1940.845
38 x 21 1/4 x 20 (HxWxD) (inches)
Gift of Miss Martha W. Atkinson