Design for an armchair and foot rest

 
Design for an armchair and foot rest
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  • Title :     Design for an armchair and foot rest
  • Artist:     Antal Megyer-Meyer Artist
  • Accession:     TD1992.81.38
  • Country:     Hungary Budapest
  • Date:     1905 1921
  • Dimensions:     Inches 9 5-3/4, Centimeters 22.9 14.6
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Prints, Drawings, and Photographs
  • Subject:     Interior Decoration , Furniture/Furniture Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     TD1992.81.38.JPG
  • Tags:     Decorative Arts and Furniture~Prints, Drawings, and Photographs
Description:
Graphite on paper design drawing depicting an armchair and a footstool displayed on a platform; the armchair features a curvilinear arm support and arm posts and a back support with a solid splat with ornamentation consisting of lozenges, volute, and scroll shapes; the crested rail located at the top edge of back support rim features a centralized crucifix enclosed by a scalloped shell; the seat support is cushioned with decorative molding located at the bottom edge of the rim of the chair; the stool featured is cushioned with a decorative molding along the bottom rim edge presented with an elaborately decorated centralized stretcher located at bottom.