Side Chair

Artist:AmericanUnknown

Medium: Painted poplar, cane

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Dates:1825-1835

Dimensions: Height: 31 1/2 in. (80 cm) Seat: 17 3/4 x 15 1/4 in. (45.1 x 38.7 cm)

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Accession Number: 50.141.122c

Catalogue Description:
Painted and stenciled American Empire-style side chair with caned seat. Chair is painted black with gold stenciling on front legs, stretcher, seat frame, stiles and lower rail of back. The top rail is wide and slightly bowed. On this is painted a pair of swans drinking from a fountain. Sprays of flowers and vines are behind each swan. The background of the painting is ochre-colored. Condition: Fairly good. Report on file.

Brooklyn Museum