Walnut; oak, beech; textile
Overall: 46 x 31 x 21 1/2 in. ( 116.8 x 78.7 x 54.6 cm )
Walnut Chippendale upholstered easy chair; solid raked back with curved crest rail; solid curved side wings curving down to rounded solid arms; seat with bowed front rail; front cabriole legs with elaborate carved knees decorated with a shell above pendent with fish scales and terminating in a bellfower and ball-and-claw feet, rounded raked rear legs; upholstered in yellow damask (modern).
According to the accession records, this chair originally belonged to the Livingston family of New York.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.