American Decorative Arts
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Side Chair

1790–1810

Mahogany primary and secondary

Height: 37 3/4 in. (95.9 cm); Seat height 17 1/2 (44.5 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.2760
Culture: 
British or West Indian
Period: 
18th-19th century
Classification: 
Furniture
Geography: 
Probably made in England
Possibly made in West Indies
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Smith Collection, no. 52 Charles Woolsey Lyon, Inc., New York; by sale to Francis P. Garvan (1875–1937), New York; by gift to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1930

Bibliography: 

Edgar G. Miller, American Antique Furniture: A Book for Amateurs, 2 vols. (Baltimore: Lord Baltimore Press, 1937), vol. 1, pp. 183, 185, no. 215, 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.