Saturday, August 22, 2009

Chair #234

—Designer unknown

This is a Mid-19th century (circa 1860) mahogany desk chair with a Voyeuse style back with is inset with a caned oval, flat arms, rounded seat and apron on turned legs.

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(voy ⋅ euse) – noun, plural

French Furniture
a chair of the 18th century used at game tables, having a padded top rail on which spectators could lean

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