- a chair of the Renaissance having two transverse pairs of curved legs crossing beneath the seat and rising to support the arms and back.
Compare Savonarola chair.
Origin of Dante chair
named after Dante
Also called Dan·tes·ca chair [dan-tes-kuh, dahn-tes-kah] /dænˈtɛs kə, dɑnˈtɛs kɑ/.
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