PAIR OF FEDERAL CHAIRS WITH LYRE BACKS

Attributed to Duncan Phyfe
New York        Circa 1810

Primary Wood: Mahogany
Secondary Woods: Ash, Pine

Height: 33 inches
Width: 18 inches
Depth: 16 1/2 inches

Reference: A very similar set of chairs descended in the Alston-Pringle family when they resided in the Miles Brewton house in Charleston, South Carolina. See Robert Leath and Maurie McInnis, “Beautiful Specimens, Elegant Patterns: New York Furniture for the Charleston Market, 1810-1840.” in American Furniture, 1996, figure 8, page 149.

Inventory #37980

Description

PAIR OF FEDERAL CHAIRS WITH LYRE BACKS
Attributed to Duncan Phyfe
New York        Circa 1810

Primary Wood: Mahogany
Secondary Woods: Ash, Pine

Height: 33 inches
Width: 18 inches
Depth: 16 1/2 inches

Reference: A very similar set of chairs descended in the Alston-Pringle family when they resided in the Miles Brewton house in Charleston, South Carolina. See Robert Leath and Maurie McInnis, “Beautiful Specimens, Elegant Patterns: New York Furniture for the Charleston Market, 1810-1840.” in American Furniture, 1996, figure 8, page 149.

Inventory #37980