Easy chair

1765–90


Object Place: Boston area, Massachusetts

Catalogue Raisonné

Randall 154

Dimensions

Overall: 115.6 x 89.5 x 61.6 cm (45 1/2 x 35 1/4 x 24 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

19.1364

Medium or Technique

Walnut, pine, maple

On View

Amelia Peabody Gallery (Gallery 137)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Seating and beds

The frame of this stripped chair reveals the significant role of the upholsterer in shaping the chair’s final design.

Provenance

While no history exists for this chair, it was presented together with three side chairs, which are similar structurally in all points and appear to have been made as a set. Part of the bequest of Dr. Samuel A. Green in 1919.

Credit Line

Bequest of Dr. Samuel A. Green