Requires Photography

Deaccessioned December 19, 2013

Side chair (one of a pair)

about 1870–1880


Object Place: New England, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 121.9 x 55.9 x 61 cm (48 x 22 x 24 in.)

Accession Number

1973.32

Medium or Technique

Walnut, burl veneer

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Seating and beds

Inscription

Engraved plastic plaque attached to back rail: "FROM THE FIFTH AND SIXTH / MEETING HOUSES / OF / THE FIRST CHURCH IN NEWTON, MASSACHUSETTS / CONGREGATIONAL-UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST."

Provenance

Owned by the First Church, Newton, Massachusetts; 1973, gift of the First Church, Newton Centre, Massachusetts, upon its dissolution in 1972, to the MFA (Accession date: January 10, 1973); December 19, 2013, deaccessioned by the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of the First Church in Newton