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Side chair, Neoclassical

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The side chair at the head of the table descended in the family of Elizabeth Derby West and was probably used at Oak Hill. It may have been made for the West house, in Salem, and taken by Mrs. West to Oak Hill, in 1803. The back of the chair has three delicate, lattice-like splats, and the...

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Provenance

"The M. and M. Karolik Collection of 18th century American Arts." From Oak Hill, Peabody, Mass. Descended in the Derby, West, Lander families.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Karolik, to be known as the M. and M. Karolik Collection of 18th-century American Arts

1795–1810

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Eighteenth-Century American Arts No. 114

Dimensions

Overall: 91.4 x 52.7 x 45.7 cm (36 x 20 3/4 x 18 in.)

Accession Number

31.207

Medium or Technique

Mahogany

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Seating and Beds