Overall: 25 1/4 x 23 1/2 x 13 1/2 in. ( 64.1 x 59.7 x 34.3 cm )
engraved: on plaque: "USED BY CAPT. LAWRENCE/ ON/ THE CHESAPEAKE"
Folding walnut X-chair ("savonarola chair") made from numerous S-shaped cross pieces linked by dowels; flat seat composed of cross pieces; inscribed brass plaque affixed to seat.
According to the accession records, this chair was procured by Captain James Lawrence (1781-1813) while in the Mediterranean and used by him on the deck of the Chesapeake.
The Eugene H. Pool Collection of Captain James Lawrence
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.