Side Chair

Ernest F. Hagen Furniture and Antiquesca. 1926

Brooklyn Museum

Brooklyn Museum
Brooklyn, New York City, United States

Mahogany side chair, Klismos style, lyre back, curved crest rail. Curved back stiles terminating in scroll, sabre legs. Carved lyre with five metal strings. Slip seat upholstered in green damask with lyre motif. Chair branded on front seat rail IIII, seat VI on front support.Condition: Good; two cracks on base of lyre, numerous nicks and finish worn.


  • Title: Side Chair
  • Creator Nationality: 0
  • Date Created: ca. 1926
  • Location Created: New York, New York, USA
  • Type: Furniture, Seating
  • Rights: Bequest of H. Randolph Lever
  • External Link: http://www.brooklynmuseum.org/opencollection/objects/1233/Side_Chair
  • Medium: Mahogany, metal, modern damask upholstery
  • Signed: no signature
  • Markings: On back seat rail: white label gummed and printed in black "From /Ernest F. Hagen, /Furniture and Antiques /213 East 26th St., /New York /[written in pencil] Nov. 1926"; written in pencil directly on seat rail "Mr. Lever /Nov. 1926"
  • Maker: Ernest F. Hagen Furniture and Antiques
  • Inscribed: no inscriptions
  • Dimensions: 31 1/4 x 18 x 19 1/2 in. (79.4 x 45.7 x 49.5 cm)
  • Collection: Decorative Arts
  • Accession number: 64.80.22

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