1954.0509 Chair, Armchair, view 1
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Chair (Armchair)

  • Category:


  • Creator (Role):

    Unknown (Furniture maker)

  • Place of Origin:

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

  • Date:


  • Materials:

    Maple, soft; Leather

  • Museum Object Number:


  • Complete Details

Object Number


Object Name

Chair (Armchair)



Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

Unknown (Furniture maker)
This record is to be used when the maker of an object is unknown.

Place of Origin

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




Maple, soft; Leather

Construction Description

The use of knee blocks was uncommon in the early 1730s; the use of circular bosses is rare.

Dimensions (inches)

43.125 (H) , 24.75 (W) , 22 (D)

Dimensions (centimeters)

109.538 (H) , 62.865 (W) , 55.88 (D)

Measurement Notes

OW at feet, OD from front of arms to crest.

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Richards, Nancy E. & Evans, Nancy Goyne. 1997 New England Furniture at Winterthur: Queen Anne and Chippendale Periods.
Published: cat. no. 6, pp.13-14
[Book] Downs, Joseph & du Pont, Henry Francis. 1952 American Furniture: Queen Anne and Chippendale Periods, in the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum.
Published: fig. 23
[Article] Freund, Joan Barzilay & Keno, Leigh. 1998 "The Making and Marketing of Boston Seating Furniture in the Late Baroque Style". American Furniture. 1998: 1-40.
Published: fig. 16, p. 12
[Manuscript] Bertrand, Rebecca & Parks, Sarah. Seasonal Change Study.
See Curator of Textiles for Seasonal Change Study binder discussing this object.