SET OF SIX LYRE BACK SIDE CHAIRS Attributed to the Workshop of Duncan Phyfe

Attributed to the Workshop of Duncan Phyfe
New York   Circa 1805

Primary Wood: Mahogany
Secondary Wood: Ash, Maple Seat Frames

Height: 32 1/2 inches

Reference: William Trusdell Day (1854-1920?), a lawyer in Elizabeth, New Jersey, and cousin of R.T.H. Halsey, curator of the American Wing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in the 1920's and author of The American Wing, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1926; to his niece Louise Day Putnam Lee (1887-1976); to her son, Putnam Lee (1916-1993); to his daughter.

Reference: For a similar lyre back chair with paw feet and a slightly different leg, please see Peter M. Kenny Duncan Phyfe: Master Cabinetmaker in New York, pages 184-185, plate 17.

Item Number: 6966