Chair

 
Chair
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  • Title :     Chair
  • Artist:     Peter Behrens Designer Anton Blüggel Möbelschreinerei Maker
  • Accession:     TD1993.44.2
  • Country:     Germany Berlin
  • Date:     1902
  • Dimensions:     Inches 39-1/2 17-3/4 20-1/2, Centimeters 100.3 45.1 52.1
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
  • Collection Theme:     Art Nouveau
  • Subject:     Furniture/Furniture Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     TD1993.44.2.JPG
  • Tags:     Art Nouveau~Decorative Arts and Furniture
Description:
Oak dining room chair with original rush seat; chair back in three sections, a broad vertical splat with rectangular crestrail and the two stiles which arch inward from the seat to the crestrail; three thin horizontal back supports connect the splat to stiles on each side; square legs are tapered just above the foot; three thin horizontal side stretchers between legs; crestrail with cutout for use as handle when lifting.