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Side Chair

Date:
1770–90
Geography:
Made in New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Mahogany, red oak, sweet gum
Dimensions:
38 1/2 x 22 1/4 x 22 in. (97.8 x 56.5 x 55.9 cm)
Classification:
Furniture
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Robert Newlin Verplanck, 1940
Accession Number:
40.137.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 718
Inscription: inscribed in pencil on inside rear seat rail: Herman Wille [?] June 7 1901
Samuel (died 1820) or Daniel Crommelin Verplanck, Fishkill-on-Hudson, New York, until died 1834; descended in the Verplanck family, Fishkill-on-Hudson, New York; Robert Newlin Verplanck, Norwich, Connecticut; Mrs. Robert Newlin Verplanck, Norwich, Connecticut, until 1940
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