Armchair

Armchair
Armchair
Armchair
Armchair
Title
Armchair
Date 
1760-1780
Medium 
Mahogany; pine
Dimensions 
Overall: 37 1/2 x 25 x 23 in. ( 95.2 x 63.5 x 58.4 cm )
Description 
Mahogany Chippendale armchair; serpentine crest rail with acanthus carving and scrolled ears, pierced interlaced splat; serpentine arms terminating in scrolls with curved supports; trapezoidal slip seat with gadrooning on front rail; front cabriole legs with acanthus carving at knee and ball and claw feet, square rear legs.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Bayard Verplanck
Object Number 
1956.135
Gallery Label 
Samuel Verplanck, the original owner of this chair, was a New York importer and banker. He resided at 3 Wall Street at the time he acquired the chair.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group