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Side Chair

Place Made:
Baltimore Maryland United States of America
Date Made:
1780-1800
Medium:
mahogany –poplar –yellow pine
Dimensions:
HOA: 37 1/2; WOA: 19 1/2
Accession Number:
2355
Description:
DESCRIPTION: Side chair with oval back with three vertical pierced slats; center one inlaid with bell flower; swelled front seat upholstered over half the rail; light inlay at bottom of seat rails; front spade feet; H-stretcher; incised line on all pieces above seat.

The oval back with three pierced slats, center inlaid with three part bell-flower, the swell front seat upholstered over half the rail, veneered cross banding and checkered inlay, the construction of the seat frame, and the corner braces are all typical of the school.

Credit Line:
Gift of Frank L. Horton