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Longhorn

Wenzel Friedrich1880–90

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Bow-shaped joined crestrail above similarly shaped shoulders, over a back support of twisting horns. Similarly composed arm supports, centering a leather upholstered seat on four twisting cow-horn legs terminating in brass claw-and-glass ball feet. The front feet enclose opposing twisting horn returns. Part of group with ottoman 1986-39-2.

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  • Title: Longhorn
  • Creator: Wenzel Friedrich
  • Date Created: 1880–90
  • Provenance: Jack Lenor Larsen
  • Physical Dimensions: w975 x h960 x d880 cm
  • Exhibitions: RECOLLECTIONS: A DECADE OF COLLECTING, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, New York, NY, 11/25/86-3/1/87."Campana Brothers Select: Works from the Permanent Collection." Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, New York, NY. 2/15/08-8/24/08.
  • Dimensions: H x W x D: 96 x 97.5 x 88cm (37 13/16 x 38 3/8 x 34 5/8in.)
  • Type: Armchair
  • Rights: Gift of Jack Lenor Larsen
  • Medium: Steer horn, wood, metal, brass, glass, leatherette (not original)

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