the four barrel-back chairs, all with faux bamboo wooden supports; new leather upholstery; Barnard & Simonds Co. (1898-1967) Rochester, NY moving to Grand Rapids, MI in 1959, purchased by Baker Furniture in 1967
a true statement piece with its incurved back and boldly-scrolled terminals above exuberant acanthus carving all raised on reeded turned legs of baluster form; excellent restored condition; newly upholstered in brown leather with saddle stitching
these particular period antique swivel chairs are quite rare and difficult to find; the swiveling seat with incurved back above a circular seat flanked by downscrolling reeded arms; raised on splayed supports; new russet-colored leather upholstery; good antique condition
each rectangular carved framed backrest with padded oval insert joining curved arms flanking a tight seat; all raised on graceful tapering supports; excellent restored condition with fortuny upholstery
Eugene Schoen was known primarily as an art deco furniture designer who gained his inspiration after attending the 1925 Paris Exhibition. In 1901, he studied architecture with Otto Wagner and Josef Hoffman in Vienna. His works are part of the permanent collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Pennsylvania Museum of Fine Art; each with incurved back with originally designed channeled detailing; flanked by splayed wooden arms; excellent restored condition with new upholstery.