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Back: rectangular, carved panel of wheat-ears and bow-knot; latticed bars; redd-moulded surfaces, 2 carved rosettes. Seat: upholstered over exposed reed-moulded rail (braces cherry, back rail oak). Legs: turned tapering with reed-mouling and swell tapered feet.

Provenance

1941, purchased from Isreal Sack by Karolik; 1941, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Maxim Karolik for the "M. and M. Karolik Collection of 18th century American Arts"

Credit Line

The M. and M. Karolik Collection of Eighteenth-Century American Arts

1800–10

  • Attributed to Duncan Phyfe, American (born in Scotland), 1770–1854
Object Place

New York, New York, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Eighteenth-Century American Arts No. 117

Dimensions

Overall: 83.8 x 43.2 x 48.3 cm (33 x 17 x 19 in.)

Accession Number

41.611

Medium or Technique

Mahogany, cherry, oak

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Seating and Beds