Side chair

1875–80
Herter Brothers (American, 1865–1905)


Object Place: New York City, New York, United States

Dimensions

84.5 x 43.2 x 47.6 cm (33 1/4 x 17 x 18 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1996.216

Medium or Technique

Cherry with light-wood marquetry and gilt striping

On View

Robert P. and Carol T. Henderson Gallery (Gallery 228)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Seating and beds

Small side or reception chair with ebonized finish, gilt striping, and crest rail inlaid with light-wood marquetry flowers; trellis-work back; seat upholstered over the rails; straight front and rear stretchers; side stretchers at seat level with shaping and three pierced holes; front legs with ring turning above tapered form; plain, raked rear legs.

Provenance

Early history unknown; inherited by the donor in June 1979 from his mother, Ann B. Beers; given in 1996 by Cameron and Charlotte Beers, Needham, Massachusetts.

Credit Line

Gift of Cameron and Charlotte Beers