Overall: 36 1/4 x 21 x 22 in. ( 92.1 x 53.3 x 55.9 cm )
Mahogany Chippendale side chair; serpentine crest rail with ears, pierced splat composed of elongated c-scrolls with ribbed carving, centering a carved rosette; trapezoidal slip seat; cabriole front legs with ball and claw feet, chamfered rear legs, and turned side and medial stretchers.
Bequest of Irving S. Olds
This design is derived from plate XVI of Chippendale's Director of 1762. A chair with this splat pattern appears in Copley's Portrait of Joseph Hooper, at the Baltimore Museum of Art.
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