Sep 29, 2014
Sep 29, 2014
Sep 29, 2014



c. 1880

Herter Brothers


Ebonized cherry and other woods

Overall: 84.5 x 40.7 x 46 cm (33 1/4 x 16 x 18 1/8 in.)

Norman O. Stone and Ella A. Stone Memorial Fund 1982.5


In the 1870s, the furniture made by the Herter firm was influenced by Japanese style, as seen in the marquetry at the top of this chair. It closely resembles one that was supplied for use in the Red Room of the White House in the redecoration of 1882–83.

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