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American Decorative Arts

Side Chair

1705–1725

Walnut veneer, walnut

42 1/4 × 15 5/16 × 14 9/16 in. (107.3 × 38.9 × 37 cm)
seat: 17 5/16 × 19 1/2 in. (44 × 49.5 cm)
Anonymous gift
1978.109.1
Geography: 
Made in England
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
British
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Furniture
Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1978,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 37, no. 2 (Summer 1979): 60.

Olga K. Preisner and Hedy B. Landman, The England of William Penn, 1644–1718: An Exhibition Organized in Recognition of the Tercentary of William Penn’s First Landing in America, exh. cat. (University Park, Pa.: Museum of Art, Pennsylvania State University, 1982), 54, fig. 55.

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