Side chair

Object Number: 
1979.100
Date: 
1850-1860
Medium: 
Rosewood, oak, textile
Dimensions: 
Overall: 37 3/8 x 17 1/2 x 22 in. ( 94.9 x 44.4 x 55.9 cm )
Description: 
Laminated rosewood Rococo Revival side chair with yellow damask upholstery (not original); pierced and carved back with triangular crest with floral motif and "C" scrolls framing circular upholstered center; circular seat with elaborately carved front rail; scrolled, carved cabriole front legs terminating in French feet and rounded rear legs with serpentine profile, all on casters.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. F. Leighton Meserve
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group