CHIPPENDALE SIDE CHAIR

Massachusetts, possibly Salem   Circa 1770

Primary Wood: Mahogany
Secondary Wood: Maple

Height: 38 1/2 inches
Seat Height: 17 1/2 inches
Width: 18 1/2 inches
Depth: 21 inches

Reference: For an almost identical splat, please see the Chippendale corner chair in the Girl Scouts Loan Exhibition Catalogue 1929, number 610. For a pad foot chair with the same splat now at Williamsburg, see Kemble Widmer, “A Scotsmen, Thomas Chippendale, and the Green Dragon Tavern,” in Boston Furniture, 1700-1900, pages 126-149, figure 12.

Item Number: 6934