Easy chair

Object Number: 
X.526
Date: 
1730-1760
Medium: 
Walnut; oak, beech; textile
Dimensions: 
Overall: 46 x 31 x 21 1/2 in. ( 116.8 x 78.7 x 54.6 cm )
Description: 
Walnut Chippendale upholstered easy chair; solid raked back with curved crest rail; solid curved side wings curving down to rounded solid arms; seat with bowed front rail; front cabriole legs with elaborate carved knees decorated with a shell above pendent with fish scales and terminating in a bellfower and ball-and-claw feet, rounded raked rear legs; upholstered in yellow damask (modern).
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this chair originally belonged to the Livingston family of New York.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group