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Rare Belter Rococo rosewood slippper chair


Rare Rococo laminated rosewood Victorian slipper chair made by John Henry Belter, NYC. The elegant open carved design features acorns, grapes, vines and a floral crest. The back of the chair is curved and solid - (notice the wonderful rosewood grain). The chair has an old worn - possibly original- red velvet fabric. The chair sits on the original brass castors. Similar chairs by Belter are pictured on pages 107 and 109 of "American Furniture of the 19th Century 1840-1880" by Eileen and Richard Dubrow and page 55 of "The Furniture of John Henry Belter and the Rococo Revival" by Marvin D Schwartz. A wonderful piece for the serious collector!Circa: 1850Dimensions: 42"H x 18"WFinish: Good originalPrice: $8950.00   

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This product was added to our catalog on Saturday 15 January, 2011.

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