Catalog photo from the collection of the Altman Galleries, Hollywood circa 1920s.
Altman provided furnishings and antiques for mansions on Sunset as well as props for studio sets. More about this catalog.
This simple chair, raised on a pedestal, seems to acquire a personality, as if it's turned to face the photographer. No. 1129-287.
Sepia photo 8" x 10", gloss finish, mounted on linen with 1" border and two hole punch.