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American Decorative Arts
Maker: Wallace Nutting, American, 1861–1941

Side Chair

1917–36

Maple and ash

46 7/8 × 16 1/8 × 16 1/2 in. (119.1 × 41 × 41.9 cm)
other (Back post): 49 3/4 in. (126.4 cm)
seat: 18 1/8 × 21 7/8 in. (46 × 55.6 cm)
Bequest of Professor Shepard Stevens, B.F.A. 1922, M.A. (Hon.) 1930
1963.28.9
Geography: 
Framingham, Massachusetts
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Furniture
Provenance: 

Bequest of Shepherd Stevens, B.A. 1922 (d. 1962), New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Douglass Scott, Joan Ketter, and Michael Boodro, The American Clock, 1725–1865, Forgeries and Restorations in American Furniture: Two Yale Student Exhibitions, May 18–June 28, 1974, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Garvan Furniture Study, May 18–June 28, 1974), n.p., no. 6.

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), 265-266, no. 251, 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.