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PH1300a engadiner museum chair and girlande sfx -1366-7

PH1300a engadiner museum chair and girlande sfx -1366-7

old chair and decorative wall carving in a early 17th century stately room used for receiving guests of the House of the Negri from Grosio in the Veltlin valley (adjacent to the Engadin, in Italy); the carvings are part of what represent snake bodies each from which, higher up, female and male bodies grow, showing varying gestures and emotions, (17th century); Engadiner Museum, St. Moritz, Switzerland