1960s Hand-Carved Folk Art Armchair in an Underwater Theme

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A great example of Folk Art wood carving, in a simple yet effective form. This charming chair is hand "chisel" carved, creating an uneven hewn texture throughout. One arm has cutouts of dolphins and waves, while the opposite arm features sea horses and waves. The front side is embellished with two diving fish, and the back side has cut-out waves. The seat and back are original leatherette, surrounded by tacks. Construction is complimented by domed nails along seams and arm tops. The chair shows honest wear and great charm.

Details

  • Creator
    Unknown (Artist)
  • Of the Period
    Folk Art
  • Place of Origin
    United States
  • Date of Manufacture
    1960s
    Dimensions
    38 in. H x 30 in. W x 24 in. D
    97 cm H x 76 cm W x 61 cm D
  • Seat Height
    12 in. (30 cm)
  • Seller Location
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU81207956393
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2005

Typical response time: 4 hours

Located in Los Angeles, CA

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