Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Side Chair

Maker:
Attributed to Duncan Phyfe (1770–1854)
Date:
1791–1818
Geography:
Made in New York, New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Mahogany, brass
Dimensions:
32 3/4 x 17 7/8 x 16 1/4 in. (83.2 x 45.4 x 41.3 cm)
Classification:
Furniture
Credit Line:
Gift of C. Ruxton Love Jr., 1960
Accession Number:
60.4.6
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Inscription: stamped on inside of seat rail: Thomas Cornell Pearsall made / for him by Duncan Phyfe; impressed on underside of seat rail: H.DORR
probably Thomas Cornell Pearsall, New York; descended in the Pearsall family; Mrs. Henry Wilmerding Payne; C. Ruxton Love Jr., Greenwich, Connecticut, until 1960
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