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Greek-style side chair


E. W. (Edward William) Godwin ; Wm (William) Watt Artistic Furniture Warehouse


c. 1885

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G333
Greek-style side chair, E. W. (Edward William) Godwin      ;    Wm (William) Watt Artistic Furniture Warehouse
Greek-style side chair: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Furniture | Walnut and reproduction silk upholstery
Size: 40 1/2 x 16 3/4 x 19 1/2 in. (102.87 x 42.55 x 49.53 cm)
Creation Place: Europe, England, London
Culture: Europe, England
Style: 19th century
Inscriptions: Label '[top 1/3 missing] HEIRLOOM/[drawing of spider web]/10&12 GRAFTON STREET/GOWER ST/LONDON, W.C.', on enamel-covered copper label, on PR side seat rail
Physical Description: tall, square-section uprights with tapering cylindrical finials; wedge-shaped back cushion at center of back; upholstered in black
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Ulrich Acquisition Fund for Modern Design
Accession Number: 2000.43a,b
Artist: Edward Godwin, English, 1833-1886
Role: Designer
Nationality: English
Life Dates: English, 1833-1886

Artist: Wm Watt Artistic Furniture Warehouse, London
Role: Maker
Life Dates: London
Added to Site: February 28, 2009