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Side Chair

Bembe & Kimbleca. 1855

Brooklyn Museum

Brooklyn Museum

Side Chair, rosewood, modern upholstery. Trapezoidal seat with outward curved sides and front, raised on cabriole legs with elaborately carved scroll and leaf motif with centered cartouche and rose at top of each leg. Balloon shaped back with elaborate asymmetrical pierced scrollwork to crest and back of both stiles. Asymmetrical cross support to back pierced, with floral carvings at either side at join to back stiles. Rear legs splayed with square profile, undecorated. Back of chair undecorated. Deep tufted seat with modern gold and dark red stripe floral damask.CONDITION - Overall very good condition. Structurally stable. Surface with later revarnishing. Top pierced crest broken off at point of old break, but retained. See conservation report 7/28/94.

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Details

  • Title: Side Chair
  • Date Created: ca. 1855
  • Location Created: possibly, New York, USA
  • Type: Furniture, Seating
  • Rights: Alfred T. and Caroline S. Zoebisch Fund
  • External Link: http://www.brooklynmuseum.org/opencollection/objects/4939/Side_Chair
  • Medium: Rosewood, modern upholstery
  • Dimensions: 35 15/16 x 19 1/8 x 21 7/8 in. (91.3 x 48.6 x 55.6 cm)
  • Collection: Decorative Arts
  • Attributed to: Bembe & Kimble
  • Accession number: 1992.42

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