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Armchair

Attributed to: Robert Mitchell Furniture Company (American, 1836 - 1940)

Date: c.1900
Medium: mahogany with cloth
Dimensions:
45 x 24 x 22 inches (114.3 x 61 x 55.9 cm)
Classification: Furniture
Inscribed: 31142 (scratched under seat); 2360 (stenciled under seat)
Signed:
Credit Line: Gift of Nelda C. Stark, 1978
Object number: 61.900.103
Hugh Lenox Scott Appraisal: 87
Accession Number: 1979.54.1
DescriptionPierced carved crest rail with shell design; cyma curved stiles; carved splat with pierced scroll design; saddle-shaped upholstered seat in dark brown color; cyma-curved arms ending in a lion’s head; carved floral garland on apron with serpentine edge; H shaped turned stretcher; paw feet.
Provenance: W.H. Stark [1851-1936] and Miriam Lutcher Stark [Mrs. W.H. Stark, 1859-1936][1]; by inheritance to their son H.J. Lutcher Stark [1887-1965]; by inheritance to his wife Nelda C. Stark [1909-1999]; gifted December 18, 1978 to the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation; accessioned to The W.H. Stark House | 1. See 1921 American Appraisal Company Appraisal of Furnishings of the Residence of W.H. Stark Orange, Texas. Page 108 entry 3.
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