1 of a set of 6 Side chairs

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Title:
1 of a set of 6 Side chairs
Date: 
1890-1900
Medium: 
Mahogany, textile
Classification: 
Dimensions: 
Overall: 34 x 17 x 17 in. ( 86.4 x 43.2 x 43.2 cm )
Date End: 
1 900
Description: 
Mahogany Federal style side chair; square, arcaded back with carved tablet centered in top rail and four slender, square colonettes with carved palm-leaf spandrels; trapezoidal seat upholstered over the rail with zig-zag patterned textile; square, tapering front legs with spade feet and slighly back swept rear legs.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Benny Goodman
Object Number: 
1978.61e
Gallery Label: 
This Federal style chair is a reproduction in the manner of Abraham Slover and Jacob B. Taylor, cabinetmakers active in New York in the early nineteenth century. The New York cabinetmaking firm of Sypher and Company, active in the late nineteenth century, made chairs after this pattern.
Date Begin: 
1890
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group