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Side chair (one of a pair)

1760–75
Possibly by Benjamin Randolph (American, 1721–1791 American)


Object Place, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Eighteenth Century American Arts No. 89 (one of a pair)

Dimensions

Overall: 97.8 cm (38 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

41.602a

Medium or Technique

Mahogany

On View

Regional Styles in Middle Colonies Gallery (Gallery 134)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Seating and Beds

Inscription

Paper label on inside of rear rail: All SORTS of / CABINET- / AND / CHAIR-WORK / MADE and SOLD by / BENJN. RANDOLPH, / At the Sign of the Golden Ball, / in Chestnut-Street, PHILADELPHIA.

Provenance

Mrs. Du Villard, purchased by Maxim Karolik, given to the MFA as part of the M & M Karolik Collection in 1941.

Credit Line

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