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1 of a Pair of Side Chairs

Object Number: 
1983.56b
Date: 
1755-1790
Medium: 
Mahogany; beech, pine; textile
Dimensions: 
Overall: 37 1/2 x 24 x 22 in. ( 95.2 x 61 x 55.9 cm )
Description: 
Mahogany Chippendale side chair; back with serpentine leaf-carved crest rail with scrolled ears and pierced splat with central diamond surrounded by scrolls; trapezoidal seat frame with gadrooned skirt and slip seat upholstered in red damask supported by four rounded corner blocks; leaf-carved cabriole legs with ball-and-claw feet in front.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Louise Stafford Gilder
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group