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FRENCH “EGYPTIAN REVIVAL” MAHOGANY AND PARCEL GILT ARMCHAIR


the rectangular back joined to downswept enclosed arms and rope seat, on anthropomorphic legs with paw feet, joined by turned stretchers ending in compound beaded drums; the whole enriched with bas-relief carved figures and hieroglyphics; the inside back reserve, depicting Princess Sitamun receiving an elaborate collar from an attendant. The hieroglyphs describe the scene as “presentation of gold of the Southern Countries,” the inside arm panels depict maidens bearing dishes piled with gold ring, the outside arm panels with various beasts representing Egyptian household gods, BES on the left side regarded as protector against the tangible terrors of life, and on the right, the goddess THEORIS, patroness of woman in childbirth

Early 20th century


Early 20th century

CO654-111

36’’ high x 20 1/2’’ wide x 21 1/2’’ deep


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