American Decorative Arts
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Pair of Side Chairs

1790–1830

Soft maple; yellow poplar (splat)

40 3/8 x 13 1/2 x 14 in. (102.6 x 34.3 x 35.6 cm) other (Seat): 17 9/16 x 19 in.(44.6 x 48.3 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.2425a-b
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th–19th century
Classification: 
Furniture
Geography: 
Made in New England, North America
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

Philip Flayderman, Boston, Mass.; Francis P. Garvan, New York, N.Y. (1930); The Mabel Brady Garvan Collection.

Bibliography: 

Anderson Galleries and American Art Association, New York, Colonial Furniture, Silver, and Decorations: The Collection of the Late Philip Flayderman, sale cat. (January 2–4, 1930), 29, lot 137.

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), 104, no. 89, 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.