1 of a Pair of Armchairs

1 of a Pair of Armchairs
Title
1 of a Pair of Armchairs
Date 
1890-1900
Medium 
Mahogany, textile
Dimensions 
Overall: 35 3/8 x 21 x 20 in. ( 89.9 x 53.3 x 50.8 cm )
Description 
Mahogany Federal style armchair; square, arcaded back with carved tablet centered in top rail and four slender, square colonettes with carved palm-leaf spandrels; trapezoidal seat upholstered over the rail with coarse, reddish textile; square, tapering front legs with spade feet and slighly back swept rear legs.
Credit Line 
Gift of Benny Goodman
Object Number 
1978.61a
Gallery Label 
This Federal style chair is a reproduction in the manner of Abraham Slover and Jacob B. Taylor, cabinetmakers active in New York in the early nineteenth century. The New York cabinetmaking firm of Sypher and Company, active in the late nineteenth century, made chairs after this pattern.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group