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Side chair


"V" incised on front rail. "II" incised on seat frame.


Elizabeth Greenleaf Pope, daughter of William Greenleaf, m. Samuel Eliot and later m. Edward Pope; to daughter Elizabeth (Eliot) Ritchie, m. John I. Ritchie; to son Edward Samuel Ritchie, m. Abigail Russel Pope; to daughter Eliza Eliot Ritchie, m. Henri Louis Marindin; to son Frederick Ritchie Marindin; loan to MFA in 1929, given to MFA 1977

Credit Line

Gift of heirs of F. Ritchie Marindin

about 1760

Object Place

Massachusetts, United States

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Mahogany, pine




Furniture, Seating and Beds