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


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


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

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Medium or Technique

Mahogany, maple, ash




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