New York, Park Avenue
21 May 1997
A PAIR OF MAHOGANY CHAIRS
Eugene Vallin, circa 1905
The mahogany frames, carved with wheat on the sides and backs of the stiles, upholstered in leather and finished with their original finely detailed foliate studs
37¼in. (94.62cm.) high (2)
Formerly part of the dining room created by Vallin in 1903/1906 for Antoine Corbin.
The full interior of this room is now re-assembled in the Museé de l'Ecole de Nancy.
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Françoise-Thérèse Charpentier et al., Art Nouveau l'Ecole de Nancy, 1987, pp. 188-189 for period photos illustrating the chairs in their original setting.
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