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Back: in 3 parts iwth caned panels below straight curved rail with carving of wheat-ears, bow-knots and festooned drapery. Ends: panel of caning below curved arm rest on turned and carved post. Seat: reed-moulded front rail, caning, Legs: four turned and reed-moulded forelegs, eight brass...

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"The M. and M. Karolik Collection of 18th century American Arts."

Credit Line

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

about 1800

  • Attributed to Duncan Phyfe, American (born in Scotland), 1770–1854
Object Place

New York, New York, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Eighteenth-Century American Arts No. 123


Overall: 95.3 x 177.8 x 56.5 cm (37 1/2 x 70 x 22 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Mahogany, cherry, cane




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