Early nineteenth century cream upholstered club chair composed of ebonized and gilt trimmed wood with a sleigh back and brass trimmed curlicue arms resting upon gilt spheres with four curved legs and an apron adorned with a brass decal.
Benjamin Henry Latrobe (American, Philadelphia, 1764 – 1820) | Chair | ca. 1808 | Painted and gilded yellow poplar, oak, maple, white pine, and cane | Purchase with funds from the Decorative Arts Endowment | 1984.47 V
A FINE AND ELABORATELY CARVED ROCOCO STYLE GILTWOOD VITRINE FRANCE, LATE 19TH CENTURY, MOST PROBABLY AFTER A DESIGN BY LÉON MESSAGÉ all glass sides of bombé form, the single door opening to a mirrored interior fitted with one glass shelf height 7 ft. 1 in.; widt 37 1/2 in.; depth 20 in. 216 cm; 95 cm; 51 cm