720: Egyptian Revival King Tut Arm Chair
Egyptian Revival King Tut Arm Chair
commissioned by the Penns after seeing the Tutankhamon Exhibition, teakwood, back inset with ivory figural scene; the seat with wood and ivory parquetry design; the side panels inlaid with ivory in the form of eagles. Front legs with lion head finials and front and back legs with claw pawed feet above turned feet; with fully carved back panel with four full bodied removable cobras.
51 x 23 x 24 in.
Commissioned in 1929 by Jeff Penn from E. Hautoun in Cairo.