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Back: 3 panels of caned beneath rail with curved surface; carved with paired cornucopiae, wheat-ears, festooned drapery in low relief. Ends: panel of caning below rail similar to back; front support with reed-moulding sweeps into cross-legged supports. Seat: caned, front rail reed-moulded; rails...

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Provenance

Early history unknown; purchased, probably at auction, for The M. and M. Karolik Collection of Eighteenth-Century American Arts and given to the Museum in 1939.

Credit Line

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

about 1820

  • Possibly by Duncan Phyfe, American (born in Scotland), 1770–1854
Object Place

New York, New York

Catalogue Raisonné

Eighteenth-Century American Arts No. 124

Dimensions

86.36 x 193.7 x 59.1 cm (34 x 76 1/4 x 23 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

39.114

Medium or Technique

Mahogany, cherry, cane, modern upholstery

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Seating and Beds