Requires Photography

Bench

1879
Designer Henry Hobson Richardson (American, 1838–1886)


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

85.7 x 243.8 x 53.3 cm (33 3/4 x 96 x 21 in.)

Accession Number

62.335

Medium or Technique

Oak, leather

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Seating and beds

Wide bench with spindle decoration along back and beneath arms, with turned legs and stretchers, spiral arm supports, and leather seat and back.

Inscription

Inscribed on the seat, under upholstery: "James Barry / Miss Williams girl / of the shop of N.N. Cully."

Provenance

Designed for the Ames Free Library, North Easton, Massachusetts, and used there until given to the Museum by the Library Trustees (Accession Date: April 11, 1962)

Credit Line

Gift of Trustees of the Ames Free Library