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Side chair

about 1840


Overall: 86.4 x 45.7 x 43.2 cm (34 x 18 x 17 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Rosewood, rosewood veneer, light-wood stringing; chestnut, and mahogany secondary woods

Not On View




Seating and beds

Back stiles rise from tapering curved-back legs to arched crest rail. Framed between stiles, crest rail and lower rail are two tangential pointed arches and inside each of these two elongated cut-out ogee arches. Light colored stringing defines arches and two quatrefoil shapes. Front seat rail is slightly bowed, has stringing inlay, and is supported by turned string-inlaid legs. Seat upholstered half over the rails.
Condition: general wear; crack through center brace of splat..

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb