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American Decorative Arts

Pair of Chairs

1850–60

Papier-mâché, mother-of-pearl, gilding, and wood

Each: 31 × 16 × 20 in. (78.74 × 40.64 × 50.8 cm)
Gift of Elizabeth Greene
2010.111.2.1-.2
Geography: 
Made in England
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
British
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Furniture
Provenance: 

Mrs. Everett W. Pervere (née Nanine Pond), Boston, and North Andover, Massachusetts; by descent to her son Nicholas Misplee Greene (1922–2004), North Haven; by descent to his wife Elizabeth Greene, North Haven, Connecticut; gift to Yale University Art Gallery, 2010

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2011.pdf (accessed March 1, 2012).

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.