1 of a Pair of Side Chairs

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Title:
1 of a Pair of Side Chairs
Date: 
1805-1810
Medium: 
Mahogany; oak, poplar
Classification: 
Dimensions: 
Overall: 32 3/4 x 18 1/4 x 19 in. ( 83.2 x 46.4 x 48.3 cm )
Date End: 
1 810
Description: 
Mahogany Federal style side chair; scroll back with curved crest rail with five thunderbolts (reeds) tied in a bowknot; reeded stile and back rail with reeded double-cross (lattice) back; horseshoe-shaped seat stripped of upholstery; swept back rear legs and tapered front legs with reeding.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Goodhue Livingston
Object Number: 
X.479b
Gallery Label: 
The double-cross back found on this chair is similar to those found on a set (now at Winterthur) billed to William Bayard of New York by Phyfe on January 21, 1807. These chairs identical to set 1951.639a-h.
Date Begin: 
1805
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group