Requires Photography

Armchair

about 1880–1900


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 82.6 x 92.1 x 81.9 cm (32 1/2 x 36 1/4 x 32 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1991.407

Medium or Technique

Mahogany, ash, iron

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Seating and beds

Upholstered armchair with wrought iron frame affixed by modern screws to a mahogany base with turned front legs on leather casters.

Signed

Inscribed in ink: "M (or A)...er & Co. (illegible)" on top of rear rail, and " Boston, Mass." on top of front rail.

Markings

Caster wheels marked: "T.R. COMB CO. *GOODYEAR 1851*" and "70" on back.

Provenance

Early history unknown; 1984, purchased from an antiques dealer by Robert F. Trent; 1991, gift of Andrew Passeri, Robert Walker, and Robert F. Trent (Accession Date May 22, 1991)

Credit Line

Gift of Andrew Passeri, Robert Trent, and Robert G. Walker