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Side Chair

ca. 1740

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) other (Seat): 15 15/16 × 22 1/8 in.(40.5 × 56.2 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1953.20.1
Geography: 
Made in Ireland
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
Irish
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Furniture
Bibliography: 

John Marshall Phillips, “A Philidelphia Queen Anne Upholstered Side Chair,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 20, no. 2 (March 1953): n.p., 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.

Christina Borger, “Hidden Treasures,” New Haven Register (December 13, 2009), E1, 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.