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

1970.376

Medium or Technique

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