Side chair

Oak, brass, and reproduction leather upholstery | 88.9 x 60.6cm | 1879-82

Unknown Artist

This is one of several side chairs known to survive from the dining room Christian Herter designed for William H. Vanderbilt's (1821-1885) house at 640 Fifth Avenue, New York. An iconography of bounty governed the room, drawn from Renaissance precede...
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