Side chair (one of a pair)

1760–75
Possibly by Benjamin Randolph (American, 1721–1791)


Object Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Eighteenth Century American Arts No. 89 (one of a pair)

Dimensions

Overall: 97.8 cm (38 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

41.602a

Medium or Technique

Mahogany

On View

Croll Family Gallery (Gallery 134)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Seating and beds

Inscription

Paper label on inside of rear rail:

All SORTS of / CABINET- / AND / CHAIR-WORK / MADE and SOLD by / BENJN. RANDOLPH, / At the Sign of the Golden Ball, / in Chestnut-Street, PHILADELPHIA.

Provenance

Mrs. Du Villard, purchased by Maxim Karolik, given to the MFA as part of the M & M Karolik Collection in 1941.

Credit Line

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