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Side Chair

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Mahogany, various light stained woods, silver plated copper, mother of pearl, modern upholstery
  • Place Manufactured: England
  • DATES ca. 1900
    DIMENSIONS 44 1/2 x 19 x 16 in. (113 x 48.3 x 40.6 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS no marks
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 2007.40.2
    CREDIT LINE Bequest of Dr. Eleanor Z. Wallace
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Side Chair, ca. 1900. Mahogany, various light stained woods, silver plated copper, mother of pearl, modern upholstery, 44 1/2 x 19 x 16 in. (113 x 48.3 x 40.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Dr. Eleanor Z. Wallace, 2007.40.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2007.40.2_PS2.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, overall, 2007.40.2_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2010
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Side chair with tall straight back and turned legs. Seat back capped with downward-curved double crest rail. Central splat with red and green stained wood and mother of pearl floral panel atop framed silvered metal figural plaque with allegorical female representing "Roses" flanked on either side with thin vertical uprights and terminating with upward-curved cross bar. Impressed at bottom of plaque: "ROSES". Bracket supports below front seat rail at corners. Turned legs terminating in flattened pads.
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     <em>Side Chair</em>, ca. 1900. Mahogany, various light stained woods, silver plated copper, mother of pearl, modern upholstery, 44 1/2 x 19 x 16 in. (113 x 48.3 x 40.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Dr. Eleanor Z. Wallace, 2007.40.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2007.40.2_PS2.jpg)