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Side Chair

Mahogany; carved cabriole legs, claw and ball feet; carved and pierced vase-shaped splat. Chippendale

Inscription

"XXXI" on inside of rear seat rail, along with eight chisel marks.

Provenance

Early history unknown; bequest of Miss Ellen Starkey Bates (Accession Date March 1, 1928)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Ellen Starkey Bates

about 1760

Object Place for Label

possibly Portugal

Accession Number

28.80

Medium or Technique

Mahogany, maple

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Seating and Beds