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Armchair

Date:
1755–75
Geography:
Made in New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Mahogany, tulip poplar, sweet gum, white pine
Dimensions:
39 1/8 x 20 7/8 x 22 in. (99.4 x 53 x 55.9 cm)
Classification:
Furniture
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1932
Accession Number:
32.107
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Inscription: incised on inside rear seat rail: VII; inscribed in brown ink [18th century?] on bottom of left front glue block: Cathalina E. Groot; incribed in brown pencil [19th century?] on inside rear seat rail: Randolph [?]
descended in the Eleanor Randolph family, Boston, or in Van Rensselaer family; Cornelius Van Rensselaer, Schenectady, New York, until 1932; Harry Flayderman, King Hooper Mansion, Marblehead, Massachusetts, 1932
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