Armchair

about 1857
Designed by Thomas U. Walter (American, 1804–1887), Bembe and Kimbel (American, 1854 - 1863)


Object Place: New York, New York

Dimensions

Overall: 101.6 x 66.7 x 66 cm (40 x 26 1/4 x 26 in.)

Accession Number

1980.215

Medium or Technique

Oak, oak veneer, pine

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Seating and beds

Provenance

Designed for the House of Representatives chamber in the United States Capitol extension in 1857; the chairs were later sold or given to Representatives; 1980, purchased at auction at PB Eighty-Four, New York, March 26, 1980, lot 499 (Accession Date June 18, 1980)

Credit Line

H. E. Bolles Fund