Side Chair

Artist/maker unknown, American

Geography:
Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America

Date:
1730-40

Medium:
Walnut, walnut veneer, yellow pine, yellow poplar, pine (replaced blocks)

Dimensions:
40 1/2 x 20 3/8 x 18 1/2 inches (102.9 x 51.8 x 47 cm) Seat: 17 1/4 x 20 1/4 x 16 7/8 inches (43.8 x 51.4 x 42.9 cm)

Curatorial Department:
American Art

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1997-67-4a,b

Credit Line:
Gift of Daniel Blain, Jr., 1997

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Label:
The turned back stretcher and the dovetailed leg joinery of this chair are characteristic of the earliest compass-seat chairs produced in Philadelphia. The chair descended in the Logan family of Philadelphia.