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A9287 Chair, corner, wood and vellum inlaid in ebony, pewter and brass, designed by Carlo Bugatti, Milan, Italy, made by an unknown maker, c. 1895-1900. Click to enlarge.

Carlo Bugatti corner chair

Made
This corner chair of mahogany, vellum (treated calf skin) and rope is decorated with inlaid ebony, pewter and brass. It was designed in Milan, Italy, by Carlo Bugatti and made by an unknown maker between 1895 and 1900. The chair shows exotic Middle Eastern influences and an inventive use of materials which were characteristic of Bugatti's original furniture style.

Summary

Object No.

A9287

Object Statement

Chair, corner, wood and vellum inlaid in ebony, pewter and brass, designed by Carlo Bugatti, Milan, Italy, made by an unknown maker, c. 1895-1900

Physical Description

Chair, corner, wood and vellum inlaid in ebony, pewter and brass, designed by Carlo Bugatti, Milan, Italy, made by an unknown maker, c. 1895-1900

Dimensions

Height

720 mm

Width

450 mm

Depth

500 mm

Production

Made

Source

Credit Line

Purchased 1983

Acquisition Date

11 August 1983

Cite this Object

Harvard

Carlo Bugatti corner chair 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 17 October 2021, <https://ma.as/203643>

Wikipedia

{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/203643 |title=Carlo Bugatti corner chair |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=17 October 2021 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}
This object is currently on display in Art & Design at the Museums Discovery Centre.