User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Side chair

Start collecting

Mate to 36.21

Inscription

Modern paper label inside of seat rail: "[illegible] / (Coffin) Leach [?] / Dutch chair / Edes book p. 42" Seat rail incised: III

Provenance

Owned by John Leach (1724-1799) and his wife Sarah Coffin (married 1750) in Boston; 1936, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Herbert Edes, Boston (Accession Date January 9, 1936)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Herbert Edes

About 1740–60

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

102.55 x 51.75 x 41.91 cm (40 3/8 x 20 3/8 x 16 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

36.22

Medium or Technique

Walnut, maple

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Seating and Beds