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Directory: Antiques: Furnishings: Furniture: American: Victorian: Pre 1900: item # 931240
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East Dennis Antiques
Box 210, 1514 Rte. 6A
East Dennis, Cape Cod, Ma., 02641
|Renaissance Revival folding arm chair, walnut with brass buttons, expertly carved animal head hand rests and intricately turned arms, legs, stiles and stretchers. The forerunner of the modern "director's chair" is a form that has antecedents in ancient Greece & Rome. A closely related but less interesting example is in The Musee des Arts Decoratif in Paris and was exhibited at the Grand Palais Paris "Industrial Design" exhibition in 1860. American, possibly New York, circa 1860. ref. "Styles of American Furniture 1860-1960", Dubrow, p.g. 41 and "Innovative Furniture in America from 1800 to the Present", Hanks p.g. 149. A rare collector's piece in excellent original condition (fabric replaced). Overall height 39-1/2", Width 24", Depth 22", Seat height 17". We accept time payments and quantity discounts, free delivery available with a 250 mile radius of Cape Cod. ** WE GUARANTEE THE AUTHENTICITY OF OUR MERCHANDISE AS REPRESENTED. MEMBERS OF: THE ANTIQUES COUNCIL, THE CAPE COD ANTIQUE DEALERS ASSOCIATION (CCADA). ** 201BX|