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One from a set of six side chairs

Title:
One from a set of six side chairs
Date: 
1850-1860
Medium: 
Rosewood, textile
Dimensions: 
Overall: 36 x 19 x 24 in. ( 91.4 x 48.3 x 61 cm )
Description: 
Laminated rosewood Rococo Revival side chair with beige corded velvet upholstery (not original); kidney-bean-shaped upholstered back with molded frame surmounted by carved crest with fruit and floral decoration; flower between two leaves carved at center of front seat rail; 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: 
1969.9f
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