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Chair-back settee of double form. Crest rail has pierced C-scrolls which descend to pierced splat consisting of ovals of uniform thickness terminating in recumbant C-scrolls. Two arms with vegetal carved decoration. Six legs fashioned to simulate bamboo, with connecting traceries inspired by...

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Credit Line

Bequest of Herbert Heidelberger in honor of Frederick and Minna Heidelberger

English, about 1760

Object Place

England

Dimensions

Overall: 92.1 x 152.4 cm (36 1/4 x 60 in.) Other (height of seat): 56.5 cm (22 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1984.110

Medium or Technique

Mahogany, beech, and oak, with modern silk upholstery

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture