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Armchair

Date:
1800–1815
Geography:
Made in New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Primary: mahogany. Secondary: cherry (medial braces); mahogany (front braces) ; white pine (rear braces, top and bottom edges slightly chamfered); maple (slip seat).
Dimensions:
32 1/2 x 21 3/8 x 22 13/16 in. (82.6 x 54.3 x 57.9 cm)
Classification:
Furniture
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William A. Moore, 1923
Accession Number:
23.80.7
Not on view
Inscription: Incised on inside of back rail of .9: IIV, on underside rear rail of slip seat: XII. Incised on inside of back rail and on underside of rear rail of slip seat of .8: II. On front of each medial brace: I I, II II. Incised on inside of back rail and on underside of rear rail of slip seat of .7: I. Incised on left medial brace and on front rail: III; on bottom of right seat rail near arm II (probably not original) and on bottom left seat rail near arm III (probably not original). Stamped on ink on front to back strap of upholstery 8 above 11
Mr. and Mrs. William A. Moore, New York, until 1923.
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