1062: Austrian Neoclassical Giltwood Chair & Ottoman
Austrian Neoclassical Style Giltwood Chair and Associated Ottoman. The chair with a square back over a trapezoidal shaped seat upholstered with needlepoint panels featuring birds, raised on gilt decorated feather banded stop fluted tapering legs; en suite with a conformingly decorated ottoman, each stamped Sammlung von graphik (ehemais Albertina a.d. Bes) S.K.H.d.H. Erzherzogs Friedrich. Early 20th Century. Dimensions of chair 36 1/2 x 17 1/2 x 19 3/4 inches (92.5 x 44.5 x 50 cm) Provenance: These furniture pieces were originally owned by the poet and mechanical engineer Milton S. Ray, when he lived at 2901 Broadway, a Pacific Heights mansion, in San Francisco, which was designed by famed architect, Henry Clay Smith in the 1920s.