PAIR OF CHIPPENDALE SIDE CHAIRS

New York   Circa 1770

Primary Wood: Mahogany
Secondary Wood: Cherry

Height: 39 inches
Seat Height: 17 1/2 inches
Width: 21 inches
Depth: 17 1/2 inches

Provenance: Mr. and Mrs. Murray Braunfeld, Los Angeles, California; Private Collection, California.

Reference: The ear carving on the crest rail is similar to one in The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; see American Decorative Arts and Paintings in the Bayou Bend Collection, F84, page 50. Please also see Bernard & S. Dean Levy ‘Opulence and Splendor’: The New York Chair 1690-1830, page 16.

Item Number: 6783