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Side chair


Object number

RIF4443

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 102.87 cm (40 1/2 in.); Width, seat: 54.29 cm (21 3/8 in.); Depth, seat: 46.04 cm (18 1/8 in.)

Date

1790–1810

Current location

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Geography

Made in Providence, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); maple (front and rear seat rails and diagonal corner braces); beech (side seat rails)

Marks

None

Inscriptions

Double horizontal lines, incised on the inside surfaces of the rear legs

Style

Hepplewhite

Provenance

Mr. and Mrs. Anthony L. Gellar; given to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1988

Associated names

Mrs. Anthony L. Gellar
Anthony L. Geller

See also


Bibliography

Morrison H. Heckscher, "American Furniture and the Art of Connoisseurship," Antiques 153, no. 5 (May 1998): 728–729, pl. XIII, XV.