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Maker, possibly by: Herts Brothers, American, 1874–1908

Side Chair

1885

Mahogany, mahogany veneer on ash, mother-of-pearl, brass, copper, pewter, and chestnut

38 3/4 × 17 1/4 × 19 1/2 in. (98.43 × 43.82 × 49.53 cm)
Gift of Stewart G. Rosenblum, J.D. 1974, M.A. 1974, M.Phil. 1976, Ph.D. 2010, in honor of the 40th anniversary of the Friends of American Arts at Yale
2016.7.1
Geography: 
Made in New York, New York
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Furniture
Provenance: 

Private collection; Christie's, New York, January 23, 2015, lot 204; by purchase to Stewart Rosenblum, New York; 2015

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2015–June 30, 2016,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2016.pdf (accessed December 1, 2016).

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.