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One of ten side chairs

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Side chair in modified klismos form. The saber legs and frame support a slip seat. A raised panel decorates the surface of the curved crest rail. The lower rail is carved with foliate C-scrolls terminating at a central carved plume.


The chairs descended from the Meads family of Albany, N.Y. to Mrs. Charles R. Codman.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Charles R. Codman

about 1805–15

Object Place

Albany, New York, United States


Overall: 80 x 45.7 x 41.3 cm (31 1/2 x 18 x 16 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wood; Mahogany




Furniture, Seating and Beds