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George I Reading Chair with Candle Holder and Book Holder
George I Reading Chair with Candle Holder and Book Holder
Date:
ca. 1725
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Virginia Walnut
Dimensions:
37 1/4 x 29 (94.6 x 73.7 cm)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
78.79a-c
Acquisition Date:
1979-01-04
Credit Line:

Gift of Jay Holmes

Exhibition History:

The Art of the Chair: Furniture Masterpieces from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco & other Sources" Sonoma Valley Museum of Art (June 1- Aug 14, 2005)

Chair made of walnut, with armrests on posts, and with curved walnut back rest. Each armrest has a brass-covered opening -- one to hold a reading book on a swiveling extension post (wood with brass), and the other to hold a candle on a swiveling extension post (wood with brass).