Herter Brothers (American)c. 1880

The Cleveland Museum of Art

The Cleveland Museum of Art
Cleveland, United States

In the 1870s, the furniture made by the Herter firm was influenced by Japanese style, as seen in the marquetry at the top of this chair. It closely resembles one that was supplied for use in the Red Room of the White House in the redecoration of 1882–83.

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  • Title: Chair
  • Creator: Herter Brothers (American)
  • Date Created: c. 1880
  • Physical Dimensions: Overall: 84.5 x 40.7 x 46 cm (33 1/4 x 16 x 18 1/8 in.)
  • Provenance: Private collection, Connecticut. (Lyndhurst Corporation, New York).
  • Type: Furniture and woodwork
  • Rights: CC0
  • External Link: https://clevelandart.org/art/1982.5
  • Medium: ebonized cherry and other woods
  • Department: Decorative Art and Design
  • Culture: America, New York, 19th century
  • Credit Line: Norman O. Stone and Ella A. Stone Memorial Fund
  • Collection: Furniture
  • Accession Number: 1982.5

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