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Armchairs (pair)

Armchairs (pair)
Title
Armchairs (pair)
Date 
1810-1820
Medium 
Mahogany, maple
Dimensions 
Overall: 33 x 20 x 21 in. ( 83.8 x 50.8 x 53.3 cm )
Description 
Pair of mahogany neoclassical armchairs; 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.
Credit Line 
Purchase, Hoffman Fund
Object Number 
1990.2ab
Gallery Label 
These chairs 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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group