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Side Chair

Decorative Arts

CULTURE American
MEDIUM Cast iron, painted
  • Place Made: United States
  • DATES ca. 1850
    DIMENSIONS 28 1/2 x 18 1/4 x 13 in. (72.4 x 46.4 x 33 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS no marks
    SIGNATURE no signature
    INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Mrs. James Cole
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION American. Side Chair, ca. 1850. Cast iron, painted, 28 1/2 x 18 1/4 x 13 in. (72.4 x 46.4 x 33 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. James Cole, 79.10.3. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 79.10.3_bw.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 79.10.3_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Side chair, cast iron, painted white. Arched and rounded back. Circular seat. Vine and grape pattern. Front skirt consisting of two leaves. Three scrolled leaf legs. Condition: Paint cracked throughout. Thickly painted. Side stretcher missing. Report on file.
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