Chair

Chair

c. 1880

Herter Brothers

(American)

Ebonized cherry and other woods

Overall: 84.5 x 40.7 x 46 cm (33 1/4 x 16 x 18 1/8 in.)

Norman O. Stone and Ella A. Stone Memorial Fund 1982.5

Description

In the 1870s, the furniture made by the Herter firm was influenced by Japanese style, as seen in the marquetry at the top of this chair. It closely resembles one that was supplied for use in the Red Room of the White House in the redecoration of 1882-1883.

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