- ca. 1755
- Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
- 44 x 33 1/4 x 21 1/2 in. (111.8 x 84.5 x 54.6 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Rogers Fund, 1925
- Accession Number:
This armchair is significantly larger than most made in this period and exudes a confident monumentality. It was made in the 1750s, when the taste for naturalistic ornament—mostly leaves and shells—was first being grafted onto the curvilinear Queen Anne forms of the 1730s.