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Notice the exposed tenon in the joint of the side and rear seat rails. The practice of carrying the tenon through the mortise board on the rear seat rail was a technique often used by craftsmen in the Philadelphia area. Some further secured the joint by driving a wedge into the middle of the...

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Provenance

"The M. and M. Karolik Collection of 18th century American Arts."

Credit Line

The M. and M. Karolik Collection of Eighteenth-Century American Arts

1760–75

Object Place

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Eighteenth-Century American Arts No. 85

Dimensions

Overall: 100.3 cm (39 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

39.168

Medium or Technique

Mahogany, tulip poplar

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Seating and Beds