Side chair

1760–75


Object Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Catalogue Raisonné

Eighteenth-Century American Arts No. 86

Dimensions

Overall: 105.4 cm (41 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

39.169

Medium or Technique

Mahogany, pine

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Seating and beds

Inscription

Incised on back of front rail: "II"
Incised on edge of front rail: "VI"
Incised on slip seat: "I" [?]
Illegible remnants of printed note tacked to the inside of the back rail.

Provenance

By tradition, owned originally by Samuel Chase (1741-1811), and his wife Ann (Baldwin) Chase, m. 1762, of Annapolis, Maryland; by descent in the Chase family to Mrs. Arthur Addison; by descent to her niece and Chase's great-great-granddaughter, Mrs. Henry Wise Garnett; purchased for $650 from Mrs. Henry Wise Garnett ca. 1939 for The M. and M. Karolik Collection of Eighteenth-Century American Arts (Accession Date: January 12, 1939)

Credit Line

The M. and M. Karolik Collection of Eighteenth-Century American Arts