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One from pair of Side Chairs

Object Number: 
1947.272b
Date: 
1846-1847
Medium: 
Rosewood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 37 x 18 x 23 in. ( 94 x 45.7 x 58.4 cm )
Description: 
Rococo Revival side chair with scroll-carved scrolled crest and oval piercing below crest; front seat rail and knees carved with reversing C-scroll, foliage, and shell motifs; short cabriole legs with scroll feet; rectangular rear legs. Upholstered with modern gray fabric with black stripes.
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, this suite of furniture was made for his grandfather John Howard Abeel, who lived on the corner of 8th Street and 2nd Avenue.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Abeel Canda
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group