Antique Venetian Carved Grotto Rocking Chair ca. 1890

Antique Venetian Carved Grotto Rocking Chair  ca. 1890
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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. A very rare example of grotto furnishing. See Bruce M. Newmann, Fantasy Furniture, Rizzoli 1989, pages 57 ff.

width: 26.77" (68cm)
height: 39.37" (100cm)
depth: 43.31" (110cm)
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