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1 from set of 9 Side chairs

Object Number: 
1934.43i
Date: 
1828-1835
Medium: 
Poplar, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 32 1/2 x 18 x 17 1/4 in. ( 82.6 x 45.7 x 43.8 cm )
Description: 
Poplar Windsor side chair with traces of paint; open back with tablet and a single slat supported by four turned spindles; plank seat with rounded edge; ring-turned legs braced by ring-turned front stretcher and plain, round side and back stretchers.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this chair was part of a set used in the country home of the Reverend Samuel Jones (1737-1811), great-great-grandfather of the donor. However, the set was clearly manufactured after 1811. The donor's father, Robert Jones Henderson (1835-1884), inherited the furniture and brought it to New York.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Irving McKesson
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group