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Chair

The Museum of Arts and Crafts in Zagreb

The Museum of Arts and Crafts in Zagreb

The central backrest decorated with inlay on ash veneer (mascaron with palmettes). Inlaid pilastres with carved Herms (motifs of stars and palmettes) support the upper semicircular concave backrest with a motif of two horse heads intertwined with ribbons and volutes. Legs are straight, four-sided, narrowed at the bottom, and the front pair ends with lion paws. The frame of the seat is shallow with inlay. Trapezoidal seat upholstered with silk striped sand colour brocade with floral tendrils, garlands and roses.

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Details

  • Title: Chair
  • Date: c. 1815
  • Date Created: c. 1815
  • Location Created: Austria
  • Physical Dimensions: 95 x 43 x 46.5 cm
  • Type: chair
  • Contributor: Museum of Arts and Crafts, Zagreb
  • Rights: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike (CC BY-NC-SA)
  • External Link: http://athena.muo.hr/?object=list&find=014574
  • Medium: careved wood, veneer, textile

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