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Armchair

Armchair
Title
Armchair
Date 
1650-1750
Medium 
Wood
Dimensions 
Overall: 43 1/2 x 20 1/2 x 16 in. ( 110.5 x 52.1 x 40.6 cm )
Description 
Armchair with turned stiles joined by 4 turned crosspieces; rush seat; turned legs joined by one front and rear stretcher and pairs of side stretchers; turned arms.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number 
1937.1285
Gallery Label 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Provenance 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group