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Armchair

Austrian
designed in 1862, produced about 1865-1880
Design attributed to Michael Thonet, Manufactured by Gebruder Thonet


Dimensions

Height x width: 119.4 × 54.6 × 48.3 cm (47 × 21 1/2 × 19 in.)

Accession Number

2017.1368

Medium or Technique

Laminated and bent beech, cane seat and back.

Not On View

Classifications

Seating and beds

Provenance

About 1968, purchased from an antique store, New York, by Alan Helms, Boston; 2017, gift of Alan Helms to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 21, 2017)

Credit Line

Gift of Alan Helms in memory of Luchino Visconti