Side chair

Side chair
Title
Side chair
Date 
1700-1750
Medium 
Walnut
Dimensions 
Overall: 41 x 19 x 17 1/2 in. ( 104.1 x 48.3 x 44.4 cm )
Description 
Walnut banister-back side chair with five spindles and block-and-vase-turned stiles topped by ovoid finials; trapezoidal board seat; block-and-ball turned front legs joined by turned stretcher; straight, square rear legs; turned side and medial stretchers joined near bottom of legs.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number 
1937.1373
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