One of a Pair of side chairs

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Title:
One of a Pair of side chairs
Bibliography: 
"Don't Give Up the Ship": A Catalogue of the Eugene H. Pool Collection of Captain James Lawrence (Salem: Peabody Museum, 1942), pp. 66-67 and illus.
26 257
Date: 
1790-1800
Medium: 
Mahogany, leather, silk
Classification: 
Dimensions: 
Overall: 38 1/4 x 21 x 18 1/4 in. ( 97.2 x 53.3 x 46.4 cm )
Date End: 
1 800
Description: 
Bow-back side chair with pierced splat with five ribs; trapezoidal seat with leather over-the-rail upholstery covered with silk; plain square, slightly tapered front legs braced by rectangular side, rear, and medial stretchers.
Credit Line: 
The Eugene H. Pool Collection of Captain James Lawrence, Gift of Dr. Eugene H. Pool
Object Number: 
1942.546b
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this chair and its mate belonged to Captain James Lawrence, a hero of the War of 1812. The leather upholstery and silk cover may be original.
Date Begin: 
1790
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group