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Side chair


Christopher Dresser ; Masborough Stove Grate Company


c. 1870

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Side chair, Christopher Dresser      ;    Masborough Stove Grate Company
Side chair: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Furniture | Iron, pigment
Size: 52 1/2 x 19 1/4 x 13 3/8 in. (133.35 x 48.9 x 33.91 cm)
Creation Place: England, Shropshire
Culture: England
Style: 19th century, Cirlce of Christopher Dresser
Inscriptions: InscriptionULC of back rest, on back, incised: [I / 23 / 2 (?) / R d H / R (inside a diamond)]
Physical Description: very straight, tall back; seat moulded to resemble padded buttoned seat; elaborate geometric and geometricized organic openwork back rest; two twisted leg supports; geometric rondel design around edge of seat; brown coppery patina
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Richard L. Simmons and Rosa Lynn Pinkus
Accession Number: 2004.236.113
Artist: Christopher Dresser, Scottish, 1834-1904
Role: Designer
Nationality: Scottish
Life Dates: Scottish, 1834-1904

Artist: Masborough Stove Grate Company, England
Role: Manufacturer
Life Dates: England
Added to Site: March 1, 2009