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Armchair

Object Number: 
1990.2b
Date: 
1810-1820
Medium: 
Mahogany, maple
Dimensions: 
Overall: 33 x 21 x 19 in. ( 83.8 x 53.3 x 48.3 cm )
Description: 
Mahogany neoclassical armchair; scroll back with a scrolled tablet crest rail with an inset maple panel above a pierced and carved floral and foliate splat, scrolled and molded arms with "C"-shaped supports; caned trapezoidal seat; molded sabre legs.
Gallery Label: 
This chair and its mate were originally owned by Luman Reed (1787-1836), a wealthy merchant and art patron who moved to New York City in 1815. His seminal collection of American and European painting was acquired by the Society in 1858.
Credit Line: 
Purchase, Hoffman Fund
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group