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Armchair

Bentwood painted black, with heart-shpaed back, scroll arms, crest ornament, and front legs of two glued members with a tear-drop ornament at the top. Paper label of Thonet on seat frame. Cane seat and back.

Provenance

From the Robert Treat Paine House ("Stonehurst"), Waltham.

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Robert Treat Paine

Austrian, about 1853–59

Object Place

Austria

Accession Number

61.1171

Medium or Technique

Bent and laminated wood, cane.

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture