One of ten side chairs

about 1805–15
Attributed to John Meads (1777–1859)


Object Place: Albany, New York, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 80 x 45.7 x 41.3 cm (31 1/2 x 18 x 16 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1970.374

Medium or Technique

Wood; Mahogany

On View

The Heide Family Galleries (Gallery 238A)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Seating and beds

Side chair in modified klismos form. The saber legs and frame support a slip seat. A raised panel decorates the surface of the curved crest rail. The lower rail is carved with foliate C-scrolls terminating at a central carved plume.

Provenance

The chairs descended from the Meads family of Albany, N.Y. to Mrs. Charles R. Codman.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Charles R. Codman