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Walnut with leather upholstery. Slightly curved splayed legs with shaped side stretchers which curve upwards to form back stiles. Back is rounded at corners and has shaped splat formed by two horizontal rails joined by two inwardly curving rails covered

Provenance

Commissioned by Siegfried Bing, for his pavillion at the Exposition Universelle in Paris, 1900; [Barry Friedman Ltd.], New York. 1989, sold to the MFA.

Credit Line

John H. and Ernestine Payne Fund

French, Art Nouveau, 1900

Object Place

France

Dimensions

92.7 x 46.4 x 57.2 cm (36 1/2 x 18 1/4 x 22 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1989.144

Medium or Technique

Walnut, tooled leather upholstery

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture