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Pair of Chairs

17th century

Huanghuali wood

each: 39 × 26 × 21 1/2 in. (99 × 66 × 54.6 cm)
Mary Griggs Burke Collection, Gift of the Mary and Jackson Burke Foundation
2015.107.25.1-.2
Geography: 
China
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Ming dynasty (1368–1644) or Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
Classification: 
Furniture
Provenance: 

Baron Ignace Leo von Ephrussi (1829-1899) Tokyo, Japan. Robin Curtis. Acquired by Alice Boney, New York, 1962. Acquired by Nicholas Grindley (born 1951) , New York, 1997; sold to Mary Griggs Burke (1916–2012), New York; bequeathed to the Mary and Jackson Burke Foundation, New York, 2012; given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 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.