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Painted oval-back frame and upholstered seat


Owned originally by Elias Hasket Derby (1739-1799) of Salem, Massachusetts; descended in Derby, West, and Lander families; apparently acquired by Martha Codman Karolik from Mr. Charles R. Rogers, New Canaan, Connecticut; part of the M. and M. Karolik Collection.

Credit Line

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

about 1795–1799

Object Place

Probably Salem, massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Eighteenth-Century American Arts No. 104


Overall: 98.4 x 55.2 x 48.3 cm (38 3/4 x 21 3/4 x 19 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Beech, maple, oak




Furniture, Seating and Beds