Armchair, Attributed to Thomas Brooks (1810/11–1887), Rosewood, brass, leather, replacement upholstery, American

Armchair

Maker:
Attributed to Thomas Brooks (1810/11–1887)
Date:
ca.1847
Geography:
Made in Brooklyn, New York, New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Rosewood, brass, leather, replacement upholstery
Dimensions:
63 x 25 x 25 in. (160 x 63.5 x 63.5 cm)
Classification:
Furniture
Credit Line:
Gift of Lee B. Anderson,1999
Accession Number:
1999.461
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Purchased by the donor in Vicksburg, Mississippi from a Texas dealer; said to come from a plantation in Texas, having been originally purchased in New Orleans. The donor believes that Brooks's work was being marketed in New Orleans through Henry Siebrecht