American Decorative Arts

Pair of Armchairs

1760–75

Mahogany (primary); beech (seat rails)

37 1/2 in. (95.3 cm) other (Seat): 18 1/2 in.(47 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.2513a-b
Culture: 
British
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Furniture
Geography: 
Made in England
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Louis Guerineau Myers (1874–1932), New York; consigned to American Art Galleries, New York, February 24–26, 1921, lot 677; by sale to Francis P. Garvan (1875–1937), New York; by gift to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1930

Bibliography: 

American Art Galleries, New York, Rare and Extremely Choice Collection Formed by the Widely Known Connoisseur Mr. Louis Guerineau Myers, sale cat. (February 24–26, 1921), lot 677, ill.

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