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Armchair, "Prince of Wales" pattern

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Upholstered armchair in Neo-Grec or Renaissance Revival style with turned legs, carved caryatid armrests, upholstered oval back and central portrait medallion on crest. Portrait medallion is a profile image of Clara Louise Kellogg (1842-1916), opera soprano. Raised lettering under the profile...

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Provenance

Museum purchase from Charlotte and Edgar Sittig (antiques dealers, Shawnee-on Delaware, Pennsylvania), 1990.

Credit Line

Gift of Supporters of the Department of American Decorative Arts and Sculpture

1870

Object Place

New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 101.3 x 64.8 x 61 cm (39 7/8 x 25 1/2 x 24 in.)

Accession Number

1990.258

Medium or Technique

Walnut, modern upholstery

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Seating and Beds