Circa 1870 Egyptian Revival (Renaissance Victorian) parlor chair, solid rosewood, Carpathian Elm burl panels, possibly Pottier & Stymus, NYC, excellent paneled and leaf carved crest and cartouche with carved lady’s head, palmette finials, rosettes and incised carving on stiles and bowed skirt, canted front legs with Classical anthemion leaf, fluting and great carved hairy paw foot, oval upholstered back panel above reticulated carved splat with palmette and stylized tassels.
43” tall, 20” wide, 24” deep.
Condition – excellent untouched original French polish finish, no breaks. 826
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