One of a pair of side chairs painted black and gold with stencilled fruit and leaves. Turned and curved top rail. Rush seat repainted.
Label on rear seat rail under a layer of overpaint and visible under UV light: "L. HITCHCOCK. HITCHCOCKSVILLE. CONN. WARRANTED."
Belonged to Joseph Moore (1804-1855) of Ware, Massachusetts, and show in the portrait of his family by Erastus Salisbury Field in the Museum collection (58.25); by descent to Helen E. Farrar, great-granddaughter of Joseph Moore, Sherborn, Mass.
Gift of Maxim Karolik
- Lambert Hitchcock, 1795–1852