American Decorative Arts

Chair, arm (from set: dining table w/ 6 leaves, 2 armchairs, and 6 side chairs)

ca. 1900

Oak

H. 38 3/4 in., BPH. 41 1/2 in., SH. 18 1/16 in. Seat rails: W. 17 9/16 in., MW. 18 7/8 in., D. 18 5/8 in.
Yale University Art Gallery
1973.123.2a-b
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Furniture
Geography: 
Made in United States of America
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

This armchair, a mate, six side chairs, and a dining table were transferred from the old Yale Infirmary, which was built in 1892 and enlarged in 1906, to the Yale University Art Gallery.

Bibliography: 

Patricia E. Kane, 300 Years of American Seating Furniture Chairs and Beds from the Mabel Brady Garvan and Other Collections at Yale University (Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1976), 272-274, no. 257, ill.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.