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Side chair

Object Number: 
1985.20a
Date: 
1810-1820
Medium: 
Mahogany; oak
Dimensions: 
Overall: 32 3/4 x 18 1/2 x 19 1/4 in. ( 83.2 x 47 x 48.9 cm )
Description: 
Mahogany, Grecian-style Federal side chair with lyre back; incurving top rail with veneered panel in between reeded stiles that continue to the front seat rail; slip seat with brackets (later additions) and a reeded seat rail; incurving legs; hairy-paw feet in front. Modern horsehair upholstery.
Gallery Label: 
This chair and its mate were originally ordered by the Griswold Family of Albany, New York. They descended by marriage to the Burden Family, whose descendants used them until the date of donation.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Schuyler Chapin
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group