Patent model for library step-chair

1853
Augustus Eliaers (American, active 1849–1865)


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 17.8 x 11.4 x 11.4 cm (7 x 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1977.336

Medium or Technique

Mahogany

On View

David and Stacey Goel Gallery (Gallery 239)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Seating and beds

Patent model, related to full-scale library chairs: 1976.762 and 1974.320

Provenance

1853, maker's model submitted for patent issue; May 6, 1977, Museum purchase at public auction held by O. Rundle Gilbert, Garrison, NY.

Credit Line

H. E. Bolles Fund