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Side Chair

Date:
1760–90
Geography:
Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Mahogany, Atlantic white cedar, cherry
Dimensions:
41 1/4 x 21 3/4 x 21 1/4 in. (104.8 x 55.2 x 54 cm)
Classification:
Furniture
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1921
Accession Number:
21.44.4
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Inscription: incised on front seat rail rabbet: VII; worked into the back edge of the needlework slip seat cover: RB 1766; stenciled [19th century] onto the eighteenth-century burlap formerly nailed to the slip seat frame and now mounted separately: FROM / CHAS B. COGILL / UPHOLSTERER / TRENTON / N.J.
Louis Guerineau Myers, New York, until 1921; sale, American Art Galleries, New York, 26 Feb. 1921, no. 612
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