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Folding Roundback Armchair

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Artist Unknown (China)

Date

late 16th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G217
Folding Roundback Armchair, Artist Unknown (China)
Folding Roundback Armchair: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Furniture | Huang-hua-li hardwood with iron hardware
Size: 41 3/16 x 30 1/8 x 30 in. (104.62 x 76.52 x 76.2 cm) (unfolded)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 16th century, Ming dynasty
Physical Description: folding chair with woven seat; inlaid iron decorations on arms and footrest; carved open-mouthed animals where arms attach to seat
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Ruth and Bruce Dayton
Accession Number: 98.80.3
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009