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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.
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Compare Dante chair.

Origin of Savonarola chair

First recorded in 1915–20; after G. Savonarola
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