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American Decorative Arts

Side chair

1790–1800

Crest rail, ash; spindles, oak; seat, white pine; stiles, legs and stretchers, maple

37 1/2 × 16 1/16 × 16 3/16 in. (95.25 × 40.8 × 41.12 cm)
seat: 17 1/2 in. (44.45 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.2358
Geography: 
Made in United States
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Furniture
Provenance: 

Charles W. Lyon, New York, N.Y.; Francis P. Garvan, New York, N.Y.; The Mabel Brady Garvan Collection.

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), 201-2, no. 181, 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.