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Armchair (one of a pair)

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Signed

Paper label (inside rear seat rail): ALL / KINDS OF / CABINET AND CHAIRWORK / DONE BY / ADAM HAINS / NO. 135. NORTH THIRD-STREET / PHILADELPHIA"

Provenance

By 1979, with Robert A. Blekicki of New England Gallery, Inc. (Andover, Mass.); 1979, purchased by the MFA.

Credit Line

Otis Norcross Fund, William Francis Warden Fund, and funds donated by a Friend of the Department

1792–97

  • Adam Hains, American, 1768–after 1820
  • Probably uppholstered by George Bertault, French (born 1733), active in United States about the 1780s–1790s
Object Place

Philadelpia, Pennsylvania, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 85.1 x 58.4 x 48.3 cm (33 1/2 x 23 x 19 in.)

Accession Number

1979.486

Medium or Technique

Mahogany, ash, original underupholstery, modern showcover

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Seating and Beds