Armchair

1800–10
Attributed to Duncan Phyfe (American (born in Scotland), 1770–1854)


Object Place: New York, New York

Catalogue Raisonné

Eighteenth-Century American Arts No. 117

Dimensions

Overall: 83.8 x 43.2 x 48.3 cm (33 x 17 x 19 in.)

Accession Number

41.611

Medium or Technique

Mahogany, cherry, oak

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Seating and beds

Back: rectangular, carved panel of wheat-ears and bow-knot; latticed bars; reEd-moulded surfaces, 2 carved rosettes. Seat: upholstered over exposed reed-moulded rail (braces cherry, back rail oak). Legs: turned tapering with reed-moulDing and swell tapered feet.

Provenance

1941, purchased from Israel Sack for $750 by Maxim Karolik; 1941, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Maxim Karolik for The M. and M. Karolik Collection of Eighteenth-Century American Arts (Accession Date: Octover 9, 1941)

Credit Line

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