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Armchair of a Parlour Suite

Object Number: 
1951.281b
Date: 
1850-1855
Medium: 
Rosewood, oak, textile
Dimensions: 
Overall: 43 1/2 x 27 x 33 1/8 in. ( 110.5 x 68.6 x 84.1 cm )
Description: 
Rosewood Rococo Revival armchair with original yellow silk damask upholstery; laminated back with pierced and elaborately carved crest rail with flower and scroll decoration; shield-shaped upholstered back, and padded upholstered arms on molded and scrolling supports; carved, serpentine seat rail; molded cabriole front legs and rounded rear legs with serpentine profile, all with casters.
Gallery Label: 
The Morrons are descendents of Joseph W. Meeks.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Jean Morron and Mr. and Mrs. L. R. Burch, in memory of Mr. and Mrs. John E. Morron
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group