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One of a pair of side chairs

Object Number: 
1952.88a
Date: 
ca. 1855-1860
Medium: 
Rosewood, textile
Dimensions: 
Overall: 33 3/4 x 17 1/2 x 16 in. ( 85.7 x 44.4 x 40.6 cm )
Description: 
Oval-back side chairs with floral marquetry inlay, laminated back; round seat with oval inlay on seat rail, curving front legs and splayed rear legs.
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, this chair and its mate were used in the New York City home of her parents. A similar chair is in the collections of the Brooklyn Museum (1990.197).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. George W. Cane
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group