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Side chair

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With its elongated, vase-shaped splat (center of back); serpentine-shaped stiles (side posts) flattened on the front faces; and cabriole legs supported by turned block-and-spindle stretchers, this chair is a good example of those made in many Boston-area shops, beginning in the early 1730s.

Credit Line

Bequest of Charles Hitchcock Tyler


Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Randall 134


102.87 x 51.43 x 44.13 cm (40 1/2 x 20 1/4 x 17 3/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Walnut; reproduction needlework seat




Furniture, Seating and Beds