Armchair

Object Number: 
1947.6
Date: 
1825-1835
Medium: 
Mahogany, poplar, textile, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 32 x 21 1/2 x 20 1/4 in. ( 81.3 x 54.6 x 51.4 cm )
Description: 
Mahogany Empire armchair; scroll back with tablet with thin, inlaid brass border, a single rounded slat with rope-twisted center, and scroll arms on ring-turned arm supports; trapezoidal seat with textile upholstery; ball-and-ring-turned front legs and square, outswept rear legs with feet ending in casters.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this chair originally belonged to descendants of Alexander Hamilton and later to the Holly family of Connecticut, ancestors of the donor.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Adelaide Milton de Groot
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group