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Braced, comb-back. Tall flaring back with four plain and three bulb-turned spindles of ash; yoke curved crest rail of maple; Out-curved arms with turned supports, ash; turned legs and stretchers of maple; pine seat; paint lost


History of ownership: early history unknown. 1930, sold at auction in New York City; 1931, anonymous gift to the Museum (Accession Date May 28, 1931)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift


Object Place

New England or Philadelphia

Catalogue Raisonné

Randall 196


Overall: 107.3 x 47.3 x 53.3 cm (42 1/4 x 18 5/8 x 21 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Maple, pine, ash or oak or hickory (by eye)




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