with high and enclosed hollowed-out back above a loose cushion seat; resting on wooden legs joined by an H-stretcher; excellent vintage condition; newly upholstered; the Porter's chair was placed at the front door to be used by a household servant who awaited a visitor's knock. The design enveloped the servant for warmth and protection from the cold breezes as the door was opened and closed.
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
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.
After studying design in New York and Milan, Eggarat Wongcharit returned to his native Thailand and embarked on creating furniture designs of his own. Taking his inspiration from the fluidity of nature, Wongcharit combines Southeast Asian craftsmanship with modern design and technology, creating uniquely styled pieces for the global market. His designs have been awarded the 2006 TIFF (Thailand International Furniture Fair) and the Silpathorn Award for Design from Thailand's Ministry of Culture.
with scalloped back above a long loose cushion flanked by waterfall arms adorned with gilt clouds and foliate carving with elongated melon-form carved uprights and legs; new muslin upholstery; excellent condition with overall even wear
each with scalloped back above a loose cushion seat flanked by cascading waterfall arms adorned with gilt cloud and foliate carving with elongated melon-form carved uprights and legs; newly upholstered in muslin; excellent condition with even overall wear to surface
with scalloped back above a loose cushion seat flanked by cascading waterfall arms adorned with gilt cloud and foliate carving with elongated melon-form carved uprights and legs; newly upholstered in muslin; excellent condition with even overall wear to surface