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Savonarola chair

noun, Italian Furniture.
1.
a chair of the Renaissance having a number of transverse pairs of curved legs, crossing beneath the seat and rising to support the arms and back.
Compare Dante chair.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20; after G. Savonarola
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