Side Chair - One of a Set of Eight
Walnut, beech, needlework
43 1/2 x 20 3/4 x 24 in. (110.5 x 52.7 x 61 cm) (show scale)
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Gift of Mrs. H. A. Metzger
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Unknown. Side Chair - One of a Set of Eight, ca. 1710. Walnut, beech, needlework, 43 1/2 x 20 3/4 x 24 in. (110.5 x 52.7 x 61 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. H. A. Metzger, 67.197.4. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.67.197.4.jpg)
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Walnut and beech and seat upholstered; covered in needlework (gros and petit point). Queen Anne Style. Panel depicts exotic figures in various activities: some hunting, some singing, playing instruments, etc. with foliate background; all in polychrome, on blue ground. Needlework matches that on the wing chair, 67.197.9-.10. Chair has tall back, framed with wooden strips; square seat, similarly framed; cabriole legs in front ending in pad feet. Turned stretchers.
CONDITION - In spite of fading and moth damage, the needlework is in a remarkably good state of preservation. Chair is in fairly good shape with a few stretchers and pieces replaced.
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