The Drawing Room of Newport.
Located in Newport Rhode Island
#5572. An American Modern Gothic side chair made by the firm of Anthony Kimbel and Joseph Cabus. Circa 1875. Walnut; mortise and tenon construction; pierced quatrefoils in the back. The firm exhibited at the Philadelphia Centennial Exposition in 1876 and had a large display of Modern Gothic furniture. The Cooper Hewitt Museum has in their collection a Kimbel and Cabus catalogue and this chair is pictured in the catalogue. Detailed information about the firm is noted in the book: "In Pursuit of Beauty: Americans and the Aesthetic Movement" (1896) pages 446-447 plus copies of steel engravings are pictured on pages 154-155. An identical chair is on exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City in gallery 743. Condition: restored. Size: 35.5" high, 16.75" wide and 18" deep. The seat is 17" high. Price: $2,750.00.
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