Lockwood de Forest
American (1850 - 1932) Primary
Ahmedabad Wood Carving Company
Side Chairca. 1895-1904
34 1/4 in. x 20 in. x 19 1/2 in. (87 cm x 50.8 cm x 49.53 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
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- art furniture - Term applied in the 1860s to furniture produced by firms which employed leading designers and architects. Designs tended toward simple forms with hand-carved and painted decoration.
- carvings - Refers to works executed by cutting a figure or design out of a solid material such as stone or wood. It typically refers to works that are relatively small in size, are part of a larger work, or are not considered art. For large and medium-sized three-dimensional works of art, use the broader term "sculpture" or another appropriate term.
- side chairs - Term generally applied to a wide range of chairs without arms to distinguish them from armchairs.
- upholstery - Refers to the fixed soft coverings for furniture, especially seating and reclining furniture. Originally referred to all the textile components of a room supplied by upholsterers, including wall hangings, bed hangings, window curtains, and table coverings.
- wood - The principal tissue of trees and other plants that provides both strength and a means of conducting nutrients. Wood is one of the most versatile materials known.
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