American Decorative Arts

Side chair

1750–75

Soft maple; seat rails and side and rear stretchers ash

43 9/16 x 14 3/16 x 16 5/8 in. (110.6 x 36 x 42.2 cm) other (Back post): 44 1/2 in.(113 cm) other (Seat): 16 5/8 x 18 in.(42.2 x 45.7 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.2417b
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Furniture
Geography: 
Made in New England, North America
Status: 
By appointment
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), 71-72, no. 51, 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.