Dutch mahogany metamorphic wing-backed folding bed chair

mid-18th century

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
New York, United States

Double arched top rail, crested with a complex of scrolls. Wood wings rest on slightly curved arms which are supported by curved channeled stumps. Flat seat framing. Cabriole front and rear legs. Chair inlaid on all surfaces with floral designs. Unfolds to form bed.


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