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1 of a Pair of Side Chairs

1 of a Pair of Side Chairs
Title
1 of a Pair of Side Chairs
Date 
1830-1850
Medium 
Poplar, caning, paint
Dimensions 
Overall: 34 x 17 x 17 in. ( 86.4 x 43.2 x 43.2 cm )
Description 
Poplar side chair painted black; scroll-shaped crest rail and vase-shaped splat with traces of stenciled design; trapezoidal caned seat with convex front edge; ring-turned front legs with ball feet joined by rectangular stetcher; two plain, round stretchers at either side and one plain, round stretcher in back.
Credit Line 
Gift of Miss Grace B. Morgan
Object Number 
1953.74a
Gallery Label 
According to the accession records, this chair was used by the family of the donor at Wilton, Connecticut.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group