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
Period
1960-1969
Materials and Techniques
Hand-Carved   Wood
Condition
Good
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use
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)
Dealer Location
Los Angeles, CA
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU81207956393
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Located in Los Angeles, CA

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