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One from a set of six side chairs

One from a set of six side chairs
Title
One from a set of six side chairs
Date 
1850-1860
Medium 
Rosewood, oak, textile
Dimensions 
Overall: 36 x 19 x 23 in. ( 91.4 x 48.3 x 58.4 cm )
Description 
Laminated rosewood Rococo Revival side chair with gold-colored cotton 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 
1969.9g
Gallery Label 
This chair is from a parlor suite made for the donor's 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.
Provenance 
Isaac John Greenwood I (1795-1865); to his son Isaac John Greenwood II (1833-1911); to the donor.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group