Bench

about 1898–99
Charles Rohlfs (American, 1853–1936)


Object Place: Buffalo, New York, United States

Dimensions

Other: 115.6 x 95.9 x 62.2 cm (45 1/2 x 37 3/4 x 24 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1983.14

Medium or Technique

Chesnut, copper and iron hardware

On View

Lorraine and Alan Bressler Gallery (Gallery 222)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Seating and beds

Markings

Interior of PL side incised at top right with maker's monogram: "R" within a bow saw design

Provenance

About 1898 or 1899, commissioned by a Buffalo, New York family from the artist; 1982, consigned by them to Christie's, New York; 1982, purchased by the MFA at Christie's, December 11, 1982, sale 5242, lot 90 (Acquisition date: January 27, 1983).

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by a friend of the Department of American Decorative Arts and Sculpture and the Arthur Mason Knapp Fund