Unknown. <em>Armchair</em>, ca. 1850-1900. Cast iron, 29 1/2 x 21 1/2 x 16 1/4 in. (74.9 x 54.6 x 41.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Eben Breed, 72.180.4. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 72.180.4_bw.jpg)



Medium: Cast iron

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1850-1900

Dimensions: 29 1/2 x 21 1/2 x 16 1/4 in. (74.9 x 54.6 x 41.3 cm)


Accession Number: 72.180.4

Image: 72.180.4_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Armchair, cast iron, painted black. Rustic design of intertwined twigs and leaves. Rectangular seat, arched arms, arch-topped rectangular back, side stiles extend above back where they are scrolled backwards and extend below seat to form rear legs. Side stretchers are made of inter-twining vines. Condition: Excellent except for heavy paint job which has clogged up some details. Former red or bright orange shows through in some places.

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