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Chair

  • Date:

    1929-30 (probably) (made)

  • Museum number:

    MISC.113-1983

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Child's side chair of beech wood stained brown, the wooden elements all square or rectangular in section. The chair has an open-framed back with two horizontal rails, a squared rush seat with the legs cut into it, and front and side stretchers. Each of the back stays is in one piece with the corresponding back leg, and is slightly angled, with a low facetted finial; the front legs are slightly tapered.

Date

1929-30 (probably) (made)

Marks and inscriptions

MADE IN YUGOSLAVIJA
On inner surface of true left back leg

Dimensions

Height: 50 cm maximum, Width: 30.2 cm maximum, Depth: 32.5 cm maximum

Object history note

Bought of John Brandler, art dealer of 'Clune', 120 Hutton Road, Shenfield, Brentwood, Essex, CM15 8NQ (RF 83/719)

Descriptive line

Child's side chair of stained beech wood with a rush seat; made in Yugoslavia, probably 1920-39

Production Note

The chair was made in the former Yugoslavia, but which states/ nations were included in the country at this point is unknown

Materials

Beech; Rush

Techniques

Cutting; Planing; Staining

Categories

Children & Childhood; Furniture

Collection

Museum of Childhood

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