Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Side Chair

Date:
1760–90
Geography:
Made in New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Mahogany, cherry, white oak
Dimensions:
38 7/8 x 21 x 21 1/2 in. (98.7 x 53.3 x 54.6 cm)
Classification:
Furniture
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1940
Accession Number:
40.100.1
Not on view
Inscription: incised on front seat rail rabbet: VII; III [19th century]; on slip seat frame: 55 / 38 Recd B---- / Tea Table 55 / 61
descended in the Willett family, New York; Mrs. Herbert Stanley Smith, Sackets Habor, New York, until 1940
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