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Metropolitan Museum of Art: A Pair of 19th Century Walnut Curule Form Armchairs
England, circa 1860

A rare pair of mid 19th century Renaissance-style walnut curule-form armchairs. Each with rounded back, arms and seat cushion all upholstered in worn green silk velvet upholstery, standing on moulded curved legs.

Photographed in situ in Judge Irwin Untermyer’s Fifth Avenue apartment, New York.

Height 33.50inch (85.09 cm)
Width 27.00inch (68.58 cm)
Depth 17.00inch (43.18 cm)


Provenance

Provenance
The collection of Irwin Untermyer,
By whom bequested to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1973
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Reference - K12.117