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1942.1208 (RS24515)

Description

Side chair. Mahogany with soft maple loose seat frame. Serpentine crest rail with carved molded ears. Pierced splat with "owl's eye" central design. Straight seat. Rests on creased cabriole legs and raked ball and claw feet. Block and baluster side stretchers; swelled medial and rear stretchers. Inner front seat rail branded "M.MACKAY."\n

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1755-1785
Location of origin
Boston, MA
Material
mahogany (wood)
maple (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Aluminum
Chair
chairs (furniture forms)
Chippendale
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Maple
maple (wood)
Upholstered
People and organizations
Mackay, Mungo, c. 1740-1811
Dimensions
37 5/8 x 23 1/2 x 17 1/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.1208
Credit Line
Gift of Virginia L. Hodge and Katharine D. Parry
GUSN
53304

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