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American Decorative Arts

Chair

1785–95

Mahogany; corner blocks, pine; seat frame, ash; open braces and medial brace, cherry

35 3/4 × 14 15/16 × 17 3/16 in. (90.8 × 37.9 × 43.7 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.2084a-b
Geography: 
Made in New York, New England
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Furniture
Bibliography: 

Patricia E. Kane, 300 Years of American Seating Furniture Chairs and Beds from the Mabel Brady Garvan and Other Collections at Yale University (Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1976), 169-70, no. 148, ill.

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.