Armchair, man's (from a Rococo revival parlor set )

1850–70


Object Place: Probably Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 110.5 x 66 x 81.9 cm (43 1/2 x 26 x 32 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1982.480

Medium or Technique

Rosewood, upholstery

On View

The Heide Family Galleries (Gallery 238B)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Seating and beds

Cabriole legs with leaf carving at feet and knees. Shaped back legs, round in section. Casters on all four feet. Serpentine front seat rail with deeply carved floral motif. Shaped arm supports molded on front edge; upholstered back. Pierced and carved crest, deeply carved flowers on a shaped shield flanked by “S”-scrolls, seed pods.

Provenance

Donor purchased the object from the estate of Hazel Leonard, Seekonk, MA

Credit Line

Gift of John Fenn Brill