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Side chair, Neoclassical

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Curved handles, slight ridge on back, rounded drop on an oval bowl. Engraved script monogram BMG in bright-cut medallion with pendent decoration.

Marks

Marked on back of stem: B.Burt in rectangle with shaped end.

Provenance

Lent by Maxim Karolik, June 9, 1931. Returned November 10, 193. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Maxim Karolik for the "M. and M. Karolik Collection of 18th century American Arts"

Credit Line

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

1790–1800

Object Place

Salem, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Eighteenth-Century American Arts No. 109

Dimensions

Overall: 90.2 cm (35 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

41.609

Medium or Technique

Mahogany

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Seating and Beds