Egyptian Revival side chair. Ebonized wood with stylized sphinx backsplat inside stylized sunrise demi-lune surmounted by outstretched falcon wing centered on star amulet. The low back rail topped with a reeded fascae. Turned and carved legs with lotus leaf detailing.
2006, sold by Associated Artists, LLC, Southport, CT, to Robert and Elizabeth Owens, Boston; 2010, gift of the Owens to the MFA. (Accession date: April 14, 2010)
Gift of Robert and Elizabeth Owens