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Side chair

Description

Side chair. Klismos form. Mahogany, leather seat. Part of set of six Boston chairs, including two arm chairs and four side chairs. Central rectangular tablet at crest rail with quiver and arrow carving; narrow horizontal splat with central rosette carving; slip seat with leather upholstery. Rests on reeded stiles and reeded sabre front legs.

Details

Maker
Attributed to Seymour, Thomas, 1771-1848 (Cabinetmaker)
Attributed to Vose, Isaac, Sr., 1767-1823 (Cabinetmaker)
Date
ca. 1818
Location of origin
Boston, MA
Material
mahogany (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Chair
chairs (furniture forms)
Empire
Empire (style)
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
side chairs
Dimensions
33 x 19 5/16 x 16 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.115.2
GUSN
17491

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