South Carolina Vienna Bent Wood Furniture Company

The South Carolina Vienna Bent Wood Furniture Company was originally founded in ca. 1885 in Charleston, South Carolina. it was on May 8th, 1885 that a charer certificate was issued to the South Carolina Bent Wood Furniture Company for the purposes of manufacturing and selling furniture. Names of incorporators included R.G. Chisolm, J.F. Jaworek, J.C.H. Claussen, C. Bart & Co., Otto Tiedeman, and Robert Chisolm. The company opened a second factory in Columbia, South Carolina to meet great demand. That location made 200 bent wood chairs a day. The company liquidated in May, 1886.

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  • Armchair (USA), 1885–1886

    Oblong, rounded upper frame and circular seat frame superimposed to a circular stretcher. Long, curved armrails depart from seat back and loop around in air to connect to the seat…