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Mahogany. Pierced and carved splat with carved rail. Scroll arms with carved ends and supports. Fret on seat rails, square tapering legs with spade feet richly carved; curved cross stretchers. Tapestry covered seat with floral design.

Inscription

VIIII on rear seat rail

Provenance

George Nixon Black (1842-1928), Boston, MA and Ellsworth, ME; 1929, bequest of George Nixon Black. (Accession date: March 7, 1929)

Credit Line

Bequest of George Nixon Black

English, about 1755

Object Place

England

Dimensions

101.5 cm (39 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.743

Medium or Technique

Mahogany, mahogany veneered on deal, modern upholstery

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture