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Side chair

Side chair with ellipitical back, reeded frame; splat is shaped with five vertical piercings above and below a central horizontal band with flutes and rosette carving. The front rail is shaped; the chair has been reupholstered. Four molded tapering legs.


Early history unknown; 1941, gift of Miss Alice Walton (Accession Date April 10, 1941)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Alice Walton

about 1790-1810

Object Place

United States

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Mahogany, pine




Furniture, Seating and Beds