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Back: rectangular form above turned members in the back posts, curving backward and with concaved curves horizontally. Four latticd bars enriched with carving and reed-mouldings. Top rail with bow-knot and spears of wheat Seat: Upholstered above reeded seat rail, surved at front and sides....

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Marks

Fragment of a printed paper label on inner side of back rail: "GINSBERG...-AN..."

Provenance

Purchased from Ginsberg and Levy, New York for the "The M. and M. Karolik Collection of 18th century American Arts."

Credit Line

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

in the style of about 1800; made probably late 19th century

  • Formerly attributed to Duncan Phyfe, American (born in Scotland), 1770–1854
Object Place

New York, New York, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Eighteenth-Century American Arts No. 115

Dimensions

Overall: 83.8 x 41.9 x 48.3 cm (33 x 16 1/2 x 19 in.)

Accession Number

39.130

Medium or Technique

Mahogany, maple, ash

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Seating and Beds