Side Chair Maker, attributed to: Herter Brothers (American, 1864–1906)


American Decorative Arts

Not on view


Rosewood with gilding and original silk upholstery


34 × 18 × 18 3/4 in. (86.4 × 45.7 × 47.6 cm)

Credit Line

Gift of Jay E. Cantor in memory of Florence Mellows Montgomery and Charles F. Montgomery

Accession Number



19th century


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Mary Searles (née Mary Frances Sherwood, formerly Mrs. Mark Hopkins, 1819–1891), San Francisco, Meno Park, Calif., later Great Barrington, Mass., New York, and Block Island; by inheritance to her husband Edward F. Searles (1841–1920). Robert E. Cleaves (1935–1996), Groton, Mass.; by gift to Jay E. Cantor, New York and Woodstock, Conn., about 1980; given by Jay E. Cantor to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2021
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Object/Work type

reception chairs

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