Armchair

Armchair
Title
Armchair
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.
Credit Line 
Gift of Adelaide Milton de Groot
Object Number 
1947.6
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group