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April 8 2010, 4:00pm

The seat back of an 18th-century Vierlander chair, inlaid with various flora and fauna carrying symbolic meanings. The chairs customarily commemorate important family occasions, such as a birth or marriage. Now in the collection of Carlton Hobbs.

As seen in the Carlton Hobbs Blog article: "Sitting on Family History" http://www.carltonhobbs.net/furniture/sitting-on-family-history/...