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Chair

Description

Square-back side chair; mahogany wood; chalk inscription on the rear seat rail marked "Fisk" could refer to either William or Samuel Fiske of eastern Massachusetts. Rests on fluted Marlborough front legs and rear legs that flare outward at base; H-shaped stretchers.

Details

Maker
Fiske, William, 1770-1844 (Maker)
Fiske, Samuel (Maker)
Date
1790-1805
Location of origin
Boston or Salem, MA, USA
Material
mahogany (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
CHAIR
chairs (furniture forms)
Federal
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Dimensions
36 1/3 x 21 1/4 x 17 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.170.3
GUSN
55048

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