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Side chair

Object Number: 
INV.14807
Date: 
1810-1820
Medium: 
Mahogany, oak, textile
Dimensions: 
Overall: 32 1/4 x 18 x 19 1/2 in. ( 81.9 x 45.7 x 49.5 cm )
Marks: 
handwritten in ink: on paper attached to underside of seat: "Bequest of / Townsend Lawrence / Feb. 9, 1952 / Not Acc."
Description: 
Mahogany Federal klismos style side chair; scroll back with slightly contoured crotch-figured crest rail, reeded stiles curving into side seat rails, and pierced horizontal splat centering a carved roundel; trapezoidal slip seat with rose brocade upholstery; molded saber front legs and swept back rear legs.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Townsend Lawrence, 1952
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group