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Side chair (one of a pair)

1830–50


Object Place: poss. Baltimore, Maryland

Dimensions

Overall: 84.8 x 45.1 x 47 cm (33 3/8 x 17 3/4 x 18 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1977.7

Medium or Technique

Birch or maple

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Seating and beds

See also 1977.6. Birch or maple with painted decoration. Front legs turned and tapered with ring turning midway up; square seat frame at front with side rails continuing back and upward into rear stiles. Rear legs square and slightly backward raking. Horizontal crest, slightly rounded with rounded outside edges, round horizontal splat with upholstered cover to match upholstered slip seat. Blue cotton fabric has brown and black leaf motif corresponding with the brown and yellow painted decoration on the chair. Excellent condition, original upholstery.

Inscription

On the back cushion, in graphite: "Top" and "No 4"
On the back of the seat, in graphite: "4"

Credit Line

H. E. Bolles Fund