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Side Chair

Maker:
William Savery (1722–1787)
Date:
ca. 1745
Geography:
Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Maple, rush
Dimensions:
36 x 21 x 18 in. (91.4 x 53.3 x 45.7 cm)
Classification:
Furniture
Credit Line:
Friends of the American Wing, Vivian and Meyer P. Potamkin Gift, Robert and Betty Hut Gift, 1994
Accession Number:
1994.410
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Marking: Paper label on back of splat: "All sorts of Chairs and / Joiners Work / Made and Sold by / WILLIAM SAVERY, / At the Sign of the / Chair, a little be- / low the Market, in / Second Street, / PHILADELPHIA"
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