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Side chair (one of a pair)

about 1840–1850
Possibly made by J. & J. W. Meeks (American, active 1836–1859)


Object Place: New York, New York

Dimensions

Overall: 86.4 x 45.1 x 51.4 cm (34 x 17 3/4 x 20 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1978.380

Medium or Technique

Walnut, walnut veneer, pine and oak

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Seating and beds

Scrolled crest with trefoils, flanked beneath with simple Gothic arches. Scrolled stiles extend into raked rear legs. Saber-shaped front legs.

Provenance

1978, purchased by the MFA from the antiques dealer E.J. Canton (2107 Town Hill Road, Baltimore, Maryland) (Accession date: September 13, 1978)

Credit Line

Edwin E. Jack Fund