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Armchair

Object Number: 
1956.135
Date: 
1760-1780
Medium: 
Mahogany; pine
Dimensions: 
Overall: 37 1/2 x 25 x 23 in. ( 95.2 x 63.5 x 58.4 cm )
Description: 
Mahogany Chippendale armchair; serpentine crest rail with acanthus carving and scrolled ears, pierced interlaced splat; serpentine arms terminating in scrolls with curved supports; trapezoidal slip seat with gadrooning on front rail; front cabriole legs with acanthus carving at knee and ball and claw feet, square rear legs.
Gallery Label: 
Samuel Verplanck, the original owner of this chair, was a New York importer and banker. He resided at 3 Wall Street at the time he acquired the chair.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Bayard Verplanck
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group