Deaccessioned February 26, 2015

Side chair

1790–1800


Object Place: Massachusetts

Catalogue Raisonné

Randall 159

Dimensions

Overall: 99.2 x 55.2 x 46.4 cm (39 1/16 x 21 3/4 x 18 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

51.2771

Medium or Technique

Mahogany, pine, chestnut

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Seating and beds

Side chair, mahogany, molded shield back, elliptical splat with feathers and drapery motif (one member mended). Shaped front rail, square tapering front legs. Upholstered over rails in horsehair.

Provenance

Early history unknown, bequest of Miss Caroline Hooper Fabens (Accession Date Dec. 13, 1951). February 26, 2015, deaccessioned by the MFA for sale through Northeast Auctions, Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Caroline H. Fabens