Side chair

about 1878–1880


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 84.4 x 44.0 x 47.8 cm (33 1/4 x 17 5/16 x 18 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1990.105

Medium or Technique

Ebonized cherry, light-wood marquetry, gilt striping; reproduction upholstery

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Seating and beds

Inscription

"Store" in pencil behind the back rail.

Markings

Stamped into the underside of the PR rail: "3631"

Provenance

About 1878-1880, possibly part of a set made for the San Francisco home of railroad magnate Mark Hopkins; 1891, inherited by Mary Hopkins' second husband, Edward F. Searles; by 1989, with Peter Hill, Inc. (dealer), East Lempster, New Hampshire; 1990, sold by Peter Hill, Inc. to the MFA . (Accession date: February 28, 1990).

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by the Estate of Richard Bruce E. LaCont