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Side chair (one of a pair)

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This chair and its pair, exhibited nearby, were based on a design in "London Chair-Maker' and Carvers' Book of Prices for Workmanship" (1802). The Seymours brought this design to life by playing light satinwood or birch veneers against dark mahogany. The crest rail with its carved, turned, and...

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Provenance

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

1804–10

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Eighteenth-Century American Arts No. 116

Dimensions

Overall: 88.9 x 48.3 x 40.6 cm (35 x 19 x 16 in.)

Accession Number

41.610a

Medium or Technique

Mahogany, crotch-satinwood or birch veneer, birch

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Seating and Beds