American Decorative Arts

Easy Chair

1810–20

Mahogany; seat rails, yellow poplar; platform, white pine; tracks for the board to support chamber pot, white oak

47 1/4 × 23 × 23 in. (120 × 58.4 × 58.4 cm) other (Seat): 15 × 27 in.(38.1 × 68.6 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.2529
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Furniture
Geography: 
Possibly made in Annapolis, Maryland
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

R.T. Haines Halsey, New York, NY; Francis P. Garvan, New York, NY.

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), 232-233, no. 218, 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.