Child's armchair

Child's armchair
Title
Child's armchair
Date 
1800-1850
Medium 
Wood
Dimensions 
Overall: 24 x 15 x 9 in. ( 61 x 38.1 x 22.9 cm )
Description 
Child's wooden armchair of plank construction; backboard with double-lobed top; side boards carved to form arms and wings; trapezoidal seat.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
Object Number 
INV.4493
Marks 
Adhesive sticker (Nadelman collection) on underside of seat: "1641 / Amer" Graphite on underside of seat: "1641 / Amer"
Gallery Label 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Provenance 
Anderson Galleries, Fuessenich Sale, October 1925 (cat. 56); The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group