Attributed to Bembe & Kimble. <em>Side Chair</em>, ca. 1855. Rosewood, modern upholstery, 35 15/16 x 19 1/8 x 21 7/8 in.  (91.3 x 48.6 x 55.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Alfred T. and Caroline S. Zoebisch Fund, 1992.42. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1992.42_front_PS2.jpg)

Side Chair

Artist:Bembe & Kimble

Medium: Rosewood, modern upholstery

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1855

Dimensions: 35 15/16 x 19 1/8 x 21 7/8 in. (91.3 x 48.6 x 55.6 cm)

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Museum Location: Special Exhibition Gallery, 4th Floor

Exhibitions:

Accession Number: 1992.42

Image: 1992.42_front_PS2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Side Chair, rosewood, modern upholstery. Trapezoidal seat with outward curved sides and front, raised on cabriole legs with elaborately carved scroll and leaf motif with centered cartouche and rose at top of each leg. Balloon shaped back with elaborate asymmetrical pierced scrollwork to crest and back of both stiles. Asymmetrical cross support to back pierced, with floral carvings at either side at join to back stiles. Rear legs splayed with square profile, undecorated. Back of chair undecorated. Deep tufted seat with modern gold and dark red stripe floral damask. CONDITION - Overall very good condition. Structurally stable. Surface with later revarnishing. Top pierced crest broken off at point of old break, but retained. See conservation report 7/28/94.

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