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   Renaissance Revival Folding Arm Chair

 

Description:
Renaissance Revival folding arm chair, walnut with brass buttons, expertly carved animal head hand rests and intricately turned arms, legs, stiles and stretchers. The forerunner of the modern "director's chair" is a form that has antecedents in ancient Greece & Rome. A closely related but less interesting example is in The Musee des Arts Decoratif in Paris and was exhibited at the Grand Palais Paris "Industrial Design" exhibition in 1860. American, possibly New York, circa 1860. ref. "Styles of American Furniture 1860-1960", Dubrow, p.g. 41 and "Innovative Furniture in America from 1800 to the Present", Hanks p.g. 149. A rare collector's piece in excellent original condition (fabric replaced). Overall height 39-1/2", Width 24", Depth 22", Seat height 17".
Inventory Number: 8092026TB

Dealer  

East Dennis Antiques
Contact   East Dennis Antiques Phone: 1 (508) 385-7651
Period: 19th Century (1801-1900)
Date: circa 1860
Origin: New York
Condition: In excellent original condition. Fabric has been replaced.
Measurements: Overall height 39-1/2", Width 24", Depth 22", Seat height 17".
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Web-site: http://www.eastdennisantiques.com
Price: $950.00
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