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American Decorative Arts
Maker: Eliphalet Chapin, American, 1741–1807

Side chair

1770–90

Cherry; corner blocks and slip-seat frame, white pine

38 × 21 in. (96.5 × 53.3 cm) other (Seat): 16 1/4 in.(41.3 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.2566b
Geography: 
Made in Connecticut
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Furniture
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), 130-131, no. 110, 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.