Armchair

Armchair
Title
Armchair
Date 
ca. 1846
Medium 
Walnut
Dimensions 
Overall: 29 1/2 x 19 1/2 x 20 in. ( 74.9 x 49.5 x 50.8 cm )
Description 
Armchair with circular caned seat; curved arms with turned supports; curved back with central caned square; squared, slightly outswept saber-shaped legs.
Credit Line 
Gift of the Naval History Society
Object Number 
1925.117
Gallery Label 
According to the donor, this chair was used by Commodore John Drake Sloat (1781-1867) on his Flagship Savannah, in 1846, while he was commander-in-chief of the Pacific Squadron.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group