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Side chair

Transitional Late Classical / Gothic Revival style. Turned and paneled front legs, squared at the top with carved arch on front face, taper to small foot. Curved back legs. Front seat rail caved with recessed field, ogival arches carved witha a tall ogival arch. Applied foliate-carved...

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Inscription

In chalk on inside rails, clockwise: "III / III / X / I"

Provenance

Early history unknown; 1982. purchased from E.J. Cantor, Luthersville, Maryland (dealer) (Accession Date June 9, 1982)

Credit Line

Seth Sweetser Fund

1840–50

Object Place

Probably Philadelphia, United States

Accession Number

1982.318

Medium or Technique

Mahogany, mahogany veneer

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Seating and Beds