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State House Chair

1969.777.1 (RS116401)

Description

Bergere chair. Mahogany, ash, leather. Back curves into arms. Columnar turned arms; leather-upholsetered seat cushion, back, and arms. Columnar front legs; flared rear legs. All legs terminate into casters.

Details

Maker
Bright, George, 1726-1805 (Maker)
Date
1797
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA
Associated Building
Original To Massachusetts State House (Boston, Mass.). Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
ash (wood)
leather
mahogany (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Ash
ash (wood)
Chair, Desk
chairs (furniture forms)
desk chairs
Empire
Empire (style)
leather
Leather
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
People and organizations
Codman, Charles Russell, 1784-1852
Codman, John, 1755-1803
Codman, Ogden, 1839-1904
Dimensions
32 1/8 x 24 1/8 x 21 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.777.1
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
55320
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