FEDERAL SIDE CHAIR Attributed to John Aitken

Attributed to John Aitken (1770-1814)
Philadelphia   Circa 1795

Primary Wood: Mahogany
Secondary Woods: Cedar, Tulip Poplar

Height: 37 1/2 inches
Seat Height: 18 1/2 inches
Width: 21 inches
Depth: 19 inches

Reference: This chair is similar to the original twenty four chairs that President George Washington ordered in 1797 for the dining room at Mount Vernon. Please see object number W-2820 in their collection on the Mount Vernon website.

Item Number: 7203