Side chair

Side chair
Title
Side chair
Date 
1750-1800
Medium 
Maple
Dimensions 
Overall: 37 1/2 x 17 7/8 x 16 1/2 in. ( 95.3 x 45.4 x 41.9 cm )
Description 
Slat-back side chair with four bow-shaped slats, rush seat, and turned legs joined by pairs of plain turned front, side, and rear stretchers; ball feet.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number 
1937.1282
Gallery Label 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Provenance 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group