Armchair (one of a pair)

1792–97
Adam Hains (American, 1768–after 1820), Probably uppholstered by George Bertault (French, born 1733, active in United States about the 1780s–1790s)


Object Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 85.1 x 58.4 x 58.4 cm (33 1/2 x 23 x 23 in.)

Accession Number

1979.487

Medium or Technique

Mahogany, ash, original underupholstery, modern showcover

On View

C. Kevin and G. Barrie Landry Gallery (Gallery 126)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Seating and beds

Signed

Paper label (inside rear seat rail): ALL / KINDS OF / CABINET AND CHAIRWORK / DONE BY / ADAM HAINS / NO. 135. NORTH THIRD-STREET / PHILADELPHIA"

Provenance

By 1979, with Robert A. Blekicki of New England Gallery, Inc. (Andover, Mass.); 1979, purchased by the MFA.

Credit Line

Otis Norcross Fund, William Francis Warden Fund, and funds donated by a friend of the Department of American Decorative Arts and Sculpture