Antique Venetian Carved Grotto Rocking Chair ca. 1890
Item e6511

An antique handcarved Venetian rocking chair in grotto design. Seat and backrest in the shape of sea shells, backrest supported by a sea horse. The base features fish heads and sea snakes on booth sides. Executed by Pauly et Cie, Venice, Italy ca. 1890. Silvered and gilt-varnished green painted finish (partly restored). A very rare example of grotto furnishing.

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Width: 26.77" (68 cm)
Height: 39.37" (100 cm)
Depth: 43.31" (110 cm)

Literature Reference:
Bruce M. Newman, Fantasy Furniture, New York 1989
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