Armchair

1760–75


Object Place: Salem, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Eighteenth-Century American Arts No. 81

Dimensions

Overall: 104.1 x 80 x 52.7 cm (41 x 31 1/2 x 20 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

39.118

Medium or Technique

Mahogany

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Seating and beds

Provenance

"The M. and M. Karolik Collection of 18th century American Arts." According to Hipkiss, "These two chairs were owned by Elias Hasket Derby of Salem and were lent by him, according to family tradition, for the use of President Washington, when he was officially entertained at Federal Hall, Salem in 1789."

Credit Line

The M. and M. Karolik Collection of Eighteenth-Century American Arts