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Side chair

Object Number: 
1945.123b
Date: 
1820-1830
Medium: 
Mahogany
Dimensions: 
Overall: 33 1/2 x 19 x 20 in. ( 85.1 x 48.3 x 50.8 cm )
Description: 
Mahogany neoclassical klismos-style side chair; scroll back with scrolled tablet-shaped crest rail with horizontal veneered splat below; trapezoidal slip seat with caned seat below (upholstery and caning modern); saber front legs with raked rear legs.
Gallery Label: 
This chair belonged to Frederic de Peyster (1790-1882), who lived at 76 University Place, New York City.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Estelle de Peyster Hosmer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group