Easy chair (without upholstery)
Walnut, poplar, pine, and oak
Overall: 47 3/4 x 34 1/2 x 27 in. ( 121.3 x 87.6 x 68.6 cm )
written: in pencil on rear crest rail, "A.H.K./ 6-10-00" inscribed: on rear crest rail, "W.L. Hollander/ june 8, 1900/ E.F. Co."
Chippendale easy chair, currently without upholstery; raked back with serpentine crest rail and side wings; solid rounded arms, sloped solid supports, and low conical arm supports; square seat; straight front legs and raked rear legs with brass castors; side, rear, and medial stretchers; two inscriptions on back of crest rail.
According to the accession records, this chair belonged to Sir William Johnson (1715-1774), though stylistically the chair seems to post-date Johnson's years.
Gift of Mrs. D. Cady Eaton
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.