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Side chair (one of a pair)

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One of a pair of side chairs painted black and gold with fruit and leaves. Turned and curved top rail. Rush seat repainted.

Signed

Label on rear seat rail under a layer of discolored varnish: "L. HITCHCOCK. HITCHCOCKSVILLE. CONN. WARRANTED."

Provenance

Belonged to Joseph Moore (1804-1855) of Ware, Massachusetts, and shown in the portrait of his family by Erastus Salisbury Field in the Museum collection (58.25); by descent to his great-granddaughter Helen E. Farrar of Sherborn, Massachusetts. 1958, gift of Maxim Karolik to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik

1825–1835

Object Place

Hitchcocksville, Connecticut, United States

Dimensions

86.2 x 43.2 x 40.6 cm (33 15/16 x 17 x 16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.58.2

Medium or Technique

Hickory, maple

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Seating and Beds