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  • DCW Side Chair, 1946

    Form constructed of five shaped pieces of laminated and bent wood: contoured trapezoidal seat and back; front legs made from single narrow strip, horse-shoe shaped and tapered; shorter back legs…

  • Side Chair (possibly Germany), late 17th–early 18th century

    This chair consists of a slab seat and an elaborately carved back in baroque style. Four tapered legs protrude from the bottom of the seat. The chair’s seat is rounded…

  • Side Chair, late 17th–early 18th century

    This chair consists of two pieces of hard wood (seat and back) jointed at the back of the seat. The back tapers slightly and is characterized by leaf-like carvings. A…

  • Side Chair (France), ca. 1935

    Vertically applied natural split straw work

  • Side Chair (France), ca. 1935

    Square wood frame covered with mottled beige and tan shagreen; solid, slightly curved square back tapering slightly toward rear; square seat upholstered in woven tan fabric.

  • Side Chair (Canada), early 18th century

    This side chair is comprised of turned stretchers, a flat seat, and an open back. The void rectangular area of the chair’s back may have been filled with webbing at…

  • Peacock Side Chair, 1921–25

    Side chair with octagonal seat, hexagonal back supported by three central vertical members which rise from seat stretcher. Legs attached at slanting angles to form triangular voids and solids and…

  • Purkersdorf Sanatorium Dining Room Side Chair, 1904–06

    Rear legs and squared back frame consist of one piece of tapered, bent beechwood; back is slightly narrower at top than bottom; long, narrow, oval splat framed with bent beechwood…

  • No. 19 Side Chair, ca. 1860

    Curvilinear, laminated bentwood frame, the back elements shaped into one circular and two elliptical loops; circular caned seat; circular stretcher below seat; the four legs curving out at feet.

  • Side Chair (France), ca. 1910

    This set of side chairs has contour-edged and gilded frames. The chairs have arched back rails, incurved side rails, and gently pointed front feet that rest on supports. The rear…

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