design: 1850; Crest decoration design: 1849

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
New York, United States

A) Upholstered, laminated rosewood back, topped by carved flowers-and-fruit garland. Back frame formed of inverted U-shaped scroll at top and serpentine section at bottom. Serpentine arms join back frame with scroll. Upholstered spring seat on rosewood frame; serpentine seat front with carved flowers in center and at join of arms and forelegs. Cabriole forelegs with carved acanthus leaf between small scrolls on foot; reverse curve back back legs; casters. B) The same.


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