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One of a pair of side chairs

Object Number: 
1977.4a
Date: 
1865-1875
Medium: 
Rosewood, oak, textile
Dimensions: 
Overall: 33 1/2 x 17 1/4 x 18 in. ( 85.1 x 43.8 x 45.7 cm )
Description: 
Rosewood Elizabethan Revival side chair; spindle-back with crest rail carved with scrolls and foliage; horseshoe-shaped seat upholstered over the rail with grid-patterned textile; carving on skirt similar to carving on crest rail; turned, outswept front legs and plain, slightly outswept rear legs joined by a single turned stretcher in front, two plain, slender stretchers on either side, and one plain, slender stretcher in back.
Gallery Label: 
According to information provided by the donor, this chair once belonged to the Mott family of Albany, New York, and originally came from England.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Joan Harman Brown
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group