The AMICA Library
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Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
North American; American
North and Central America,North America,United Sta
North and Central America,North America,United States,Massachusetts,Boston
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Mahogany with oak and maple.
Mahogany primary wood with oak back rail, maple back corner blocks and maple slip seat frame; two cabriole front legs with asymmetrical scroll and leaf carving on knees and brackets and terminating in hairy paw (5 front toes and one back toe) on flattened ball; back legs square in section and rounded corners and flaring to rear; shield-shaped splat cut with interlaced design and lozenge; splat fitted into one piece shoe; crest rail of central curve flanked by serpentine shape at each side; oak back rail with mahogany veneer (rail incised with 'V'); oak back rail with mahogany veneer.
93.3 x 54.6 x 44.8 cm (36 3/4 x 21 1/2 x 17 5/8 in.)
The Art Institute of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois, USA
The Art Institute of Chicago, Helen Bowen Blair Fund
Incised on rear seat rail:"V" original maple slip seat incised on rear rail:"VIII"
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