1961.0321 Chair, view 1
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Chair (Side chair)

  • Category:

    Furniture

  • Creator (Role):

    Samuel Gragg (Furniture Maker)

  • Place of Origin:

    Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, New England, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1808-1812

  • Materials:

    Birch; Oak, white; Beech; Paint

  • Museum Object Number:

    1961.0321


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Object Number

1961.0321

Object Name

Chair (Side chair)

Category

Furniture

Credit Line/Donor

Museum purchase

Creator (Role)

Samuel Gragg (Furniture Maker)

Place of Origin

Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, New England, United States, North America

Date

1808-1812

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Brand; under front seat rail; "S.GRAGG/ BOSTON./ PATENT".

Materials

Birch; Oak, white; Beech; Paint

Dimensions (inches)

34.375 (H) , 18.125 (W) , 25.375 (D)

Dimensions (centimeters)

87.313 (H) , 46.038 (W) , 64.453 (D)

Measurement Notes

OW at front feet; OD is from crest rail to front feet. H (seat) 17.25 in. (43.7 cm).

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Article] Cain, Lynda A. & Carlisle, Nancy. Four Centuries of Massachusetts Furniture. International View. 49-51.
Published: pp. 49-51
[Book] Montgomery, Charles F., et al. 1966 American Furniture: The Federal Period, in the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum.
Published: no. 491
[Book] Evans, Nancy Goyne. 1996 American Windsor Chairs.
Published: fig. 7-31, pp. 468-69
[Book] Evans, Nancy Goyne. 1997 American Windsor Furniture: Specialized Forms.
Published: fig. 1-34, pp. 68-70
[Article] Evans, Nancy Goyne. 1998 "The Christian M. Nestell Drawing Book: A Focus on the Ornamental Painter and His Craft in Early Nineteenth-Century America". American Furniture. 1998: 99-163.
Published: fig. 85, p.145
[Article] Podmaniczky, Michael. 05//2003 The Incredible Elastic Chairs of Samuel Gragg. Antiques.
Published: pls. III & IV, pp. 138-45.
[Article] Mussey, Robert D. & Shelton, Christopher. 2010 John Penniman and the Ornamental Painting Tradition in Federal-Era Boston. American Furniture.