41 3/4 x 22 5/8 x 22 1/2 in. (106 x 57.5 x 57.2 cm)
The Sylmaris Collection, Gift of George Coe Graves, 1930
Not on view
Lavishly endowed with ornate carving, this chair is bigger and heavier than most Philadelphia Chippendale patterns. It was likely made for John Lambert (1746-1823), acting governor of New Jersey and, later, a United States Senator.
Inscription: incised on front seat rail rabbet: II
George Coe Graves, Osterville, Massachusetts, until died 1932
Artist: Benjamin Henry Latrobe (American (born England), Fulneck, Yorkshire 1764–1820 New Orleans, Louisiana)Date: ca. 1808Medium: Yellow poplar, oak, maple, white pine, gold leaf, and gessoAccession: 1994.189On view in:Gallery 731