Parlor suite (10 pieces)

Object Number: 
1969.9a-j
Date: 
1850-1860
Medium: 
Rosewood, oak, textile
Description: 
Laminated rosewood "Henry Clay pattern" Rococo Revival parlor suite; includes two sofas, two armchairs, and six side chairs, each with fruit and floral carving on crest rail, floral carving on front seat rail, cabriole front legs with casters, and rounded rear legs with casters (except sofas).
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, this parlor suite was 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.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mary MacKaye Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group