Side Chair Maker: Unknown


Side legs and stretchers, American black walnut; seat rails, white oak; silk, wool, and linen upholstery


38 1/2 × 17 9/16 × 19 13/16 in. (97.8 × 44.6 × 50.3 cm)
seat: 15 15/16 × 22 1/8 in. (40.5 × 56.2 cm)

Credit Line

Mabel Brady Garvan Collection

Accession Number



18th century


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 records is ongoing.


  • William Laffan and Christopher P. Monkhouse, Ireland: Crossroads of Art and Design, 1690–1840 (Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 2015), 249.
  • Christina Borger, "Hidden Treasures," New Haven Register (December 13, 2009), E1, ill.
  • Desmond John Villiers FitzGerald and James Peill, Irish furniture: Woodwork and Carving in Ireland from the Earliest Times to the Act of Union (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 2007), 153–54, fig. 211.
  • John Marshall Phillips, "A Philidelphia Queen Anne Upholstered Side Chair," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 20, no. 2 (March 1953): n.p., ill.

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