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Side chair painted dark brown with flower design. Straight tapering legs, spade feet, shaped seat upholstered. Ellliptical back, splat has six painted feathers and center design painted with vase of flowers, ribbon carving and below shaped motif with grapes

Provenance

Acquired by the MFA, December 1933, purchased as part of a group of three pieces for $1,200.

Credit Line

Arthur Mason Knapp Fund

about 1790

Object Place

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Dimensions

85.41 cm (33 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

33.661

Medium or Technique

Painted birch

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Seating and Beds