Chair

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Object Name: 
Chair
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2014.2.5
Dimensions: 
Overall H: about 110 cm, W: about 52 cm, D: about 51 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1860-1900
Primary Description: 
Chair. Colorless glass, wood, brass, red velvet, metal; cut glass, assembled. The rectangular back surmounted by faceted glass balusters with brass crossbars and cut cone finials, the sides with faceted column supports, the square seat above a cut seat rail and faceted baluster legs to the front, sabre legs to the back. Upholstery is red velvet, attached to frame of chair by stapling.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Agrawal, Ashok, Source
2008-12-04
to
2014-07-15
Color: 
Technique: 
Inscription: 
3 H
inscription
Engraved (-17) on end of left glass back tube
F & C OSLER
inscription
Molded intaglio (-1) on front left leg socket
6 H
stamp
Molded intaglio (-1) on back right leg socket
5 H
stamp
Molded intaglio (-1) on back left leg socket
4 H
stamp
Molded intaglio (-19) on top of right back metal tube
3 H
stamp
Molded intaglio (-16) on top of left back metal tube
7 H
stamp
Molded intaglio (-11) on top of front right leg
5 H
stamp
Molded intaglio (-15) on top of back left leg
8 H
stamp
Molded intaglio (-9) on top of front left leg
6 H
stamp
Molded intaglio (-13) on top of back right leg
3 H
stamp
Molded intaglio (-18) on metal washer
4 H
stamp
Molded intaglio (-21) on metal washer
3 / H
stamp
Molded intaglio (-22) on socket of lower brass bracket
4 / H
stamp
Molded intaglio (-22) on socket of lower brass bracket
3 H
stamp
Engraved (-23) on upper left back glass tube
6
stamp
Engraved (-24) on end of glass baluster
7
stamp
Engraved (-25) on end of glass baluster
8
stamp
Engraved (-26) on end of glass baluster
stamp
Engraved (-27) on end of glass baluster
10
stamp
Engraved (-28) on end of glass baluster
4 H
stamp
Engraved (-29) on upper right back glass tube
3 H
stamp
Molded intaglio (-30) on one tube of upper brass bracket
4 H
stamp
Molded intaglio (-30) on one tube of upper brass bracket
3 6 7 8 0 10 4
stamp
Molded intaglio (-30) on underside of upper brass bracket
3 H
stamp
Molded intaglio (-31) on metal part of left cone finial
4 H
stamp
Molded intaglio (-37) on metal part of right cone finial
6
stamp
Molded intaglio (-32) on metal part of ball finial
7
stamp
Molded intaglio (-33) on metal part of ball finial
8
stamp
Molded intaglio (-34) on metal part of ball finial
15
stamp
Molded intaglio (-35) on metal part of ball finial
8 H
stamp
Molded intaglio (-1) on front left leg socket
10
stamp
Molded intaglio (-36) on metal part of ball finial
7 H
stamp
Molded intaglio (-1) on front right leg socket
Major Glass, Library Acquisitions Added to Corning Museum Collection (2015) illustrated, p. 323 (top); BIB# 705344
The Corning Museum of Glass: Notable Acquisitions 2014 (2015) illustrated, p. 31 (#19); BIB# AI100547
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 2014 (2014) illustrated, p. 7; BIB# 706293
Fine Continental Furniture & Works of Art (2008-12-04) illustrated, Lot 81;