Oct 15, 2010

King Sitamun Egyptian Chair

King Sitamun Chair 
Armchair of normal height , of red wood , with seat of woven cord and rounded , sloping back veneered and decorated with gold leaf furniture on gesso . The decoration on the arms and the two heads are also gilded , but the bases of the legs , the bracket strengthening the union of the legs and seat and four panels on the reverse of the back are silvered - New Kingdom ( 18 dynasty ) Cairo museum ( tomb of Yuya and Tuyu )

1 comment:

  1. beautiful design, but not seem very comfortable :)