1 of set of 3 Side Chairs

1 of set of 3 Side Chairs
Title
1 of set of 3 Side Chairs
Date 
1760-1790
Medium 
Walnut, pine, textile
Dimensions 
Overall: 37 1/4 x 23 1/4 x 20 1/2 in. ( 94.6 x 59.1 x 52.1 cm )
Description 
Walnut Chippendale side chair; back with serpentine crest rail with scrolled ears and pierced splat with interlace design; trapezoidal seat frame with through tenons on side rails and slip seat with blue and gold brocade upholstery supported by square corner blocks in front (iron brackets have been added to joints in seat frame); cabriole legs ending in ball-and-claw feet in front and rounded legs in rear.
Credit Line 
Gift of Miss Elsie Dwight Alling in memory of Samuel Bayard Dod, father of Isabel G. Dod
Object Number 
1944.226b
Gallery Label 
According to the accession records, this chair was used in the London dining room of Samuel Bayard (1767-1840) when he was American claims agent under the Jay Treaty (1794-98).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group