Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Overall: 84.6 x 46.5 x 54.9 cm (33 5/16 x 18 5/16 x 21 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Side chair of klismos form with horizontal crest rail with scrolled ends, carved anthemia, and raised tablet at center, above a carved swag-and-scrolled splat; stiles terminate in carved volutes at front rail, and area below stile at rear of seat is filled with series of carved darts; front rail is twist-reeded and carved at center; slip seat of birch is screwed to seat rails of birch with mahogany facings; seat rail and slip seat with incised VIII.
Seat rail and slip seat with incised VIII.
Early history unknown; purchased by the Museum from Margaret B. Caldwell, New York City, in 1996 (Accession Date December 18, 1988)
Gift of The Seminarians in memory of Samuel Rodman Robinson III