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Arm Chair

Date: c.1900
Medium: mahogany with silk
Dimensions:
22 x 28 x 27 inches (55.9 x 71.1 x 68.6 cm)
Classification: Furniture
Inscribed: Retting in Sweet, Grand Rapids, # 767 (on bottom); G.R Michigan (on bottom, in triangular label)
Credit Line: Gift of Nelda C. Stark, 1979
Object number: 61.900.108
Hugh Lenox Scott Appraisal: 94
Accession Number: 1979.61.1
DescriptionPart of suite; Rococo Revival style; upholstered yellow silk seat and three panels; carved crest rail with acanthus leaf and center cartouche shell design; matching pattern on carved apron and hand rests; cyma shaped legs; whorl feet; wooden casters.
Provenance: W.H. Stark [1851-1936] and Miriam Lutcher Stark [Mrs. W.H. Stark, 1859-1936] [1][2]; by inheritance to their son H.J. Lutcher Stark [1887-1965]; by inheritance to his wife Nelda C. Stark [1909-1999]; gifted September 19, 1979 to the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation; accessioned to The W.H. Stark House | 1. Visible in the historic photographs of the W.H. Stark House | 2. See 1921 American Appraisal Company Appraisal of Furnishings of the Residence of W.H. Stark Orange, Texas. Page 20 entry 5.
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