Unknown. <em>Easy Chair (Butaca)</em>, second quarter 19th century. Mahogany, cane, 43 x 35 3/4 x 35 3/8 in. (109.2 x 90.8 x 89.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. J. Fuller Feder, by exchange and Brooklyn Museum Collection, 2011.58.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2011.58.1_PS6.jpg)

Easy Chair (Butaca)


Medium: Mahogany, cane

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:second quarter 19th century

Dimensions: 43 x 35 3/4 x 35 3/8 in. (109.2 x 90.8 x 89.9 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor


Accession Number: 2011.58.1

Image: 2011.58.1_PS6.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Mahogany and cane easy chair (Butaca) with curved, inverted 'U' shaped legs. Tall mahogany easy chair with continuous curved back and seat, curved and notched top crest rail, on each side at front upper corner of crest a mahogany and cane long ear- shaped wing. Slight incline to back curving down to a wide, ample seat with scalloped seat rail. At midpoint of back stiles on either side, a thick, horizontal armrest attached to seat base with an upright, short, turned support, legs consist of a continuous inverted 'U' shape on either side with a turned stretcher at rear and front. Old cane on side wings, new cane on main body.

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