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American Decorative Arts

Chair

1720–60

Maple

42 7/8 × 25 3/4 × 17 1/4 in. (108.9 × 65.4 × 43.8 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.2030d
Geography: 
Probably made in Massachusetts
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Furniture
Provenance: 

Francis P. Garvan (1875-1937), New York; gift to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1930

Bibliography: 

Douglass Scott, Joan Ketter, and Michael Boodro, The American Clock, 1725–1865, Forgeries and Restorations in American Furniture: Two Yale Student Exhibitions, May 18–June 28, 1974, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Garvan Furniture Study, May 18–June 28, 1974), n.p., no. 7.

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.