One of a pair of armchairs

One of a pair of armchairs
Title
One of a pair of armchairs
Date 
1850-1860
Medium 
Rosewood, oak, textile
Dimensions 
Overall: 42 3/4 x 23 1/2 x 30 1/4 in. ( 108.6 x 59.7 x 76.8 cm )
Description 
Laminated rosewood "Henry Clay pattern" Rococo Revival armchair with gold-colored cotton upholstery (not original); kidney-bean-shaped upholstered back with molded frame surmounted by carved crest with fruit and floral decoration; serpentine front seat rail with floral carving at center; cabriole front legs with floral carving on knees and rounded rear legs with serpentine profile, all on casters.
Credit Line 
Bequest of Mary MacKaye Greenwood
Object Number 
1969.9d
Gallery Label 
According to the donor, this piece is from a parlor suite made for her grandfather, Isaac John Greenwood I (1795-1865), a New York City resident. It then passed to Isaac John Greenwood II (1833-1911) and was inherited by the donor.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group