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Lordly House Museum

Armchair


Accession number: 2016.76
Date: 1890 – 1910
Materials: wood; fabric; metal
Measurements: 63 cm W x 91.5 cm H x 87 cm Depth
Description: The two front legs of the chair are on metal casters and are slightly tapered from top to bottom.  Just above the casters the leg has been turned to have three rings and just below the frame of the chair the turning has resulted in four rings, each ring being larger in diameter than the diameter of the leg itself. The front of the frame between the two arms has been routered to form linear grooves to form four linear grooves running horizontally between the framing for the arms.  The bottom edge of the front piece is slightly scalloped. The line curving upwards from the leg, then downwards, thence upward to create a central single scallop. The back legs are square-cut with a slight forward curviture on the inner side.  The chair is fully upholstered with the exception of the front of the arms.  The back and seat are buttoned. The back of the chair is has a significant back slant.  The seat is sunken.