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Creator Nationality: North American; American
Creator Name-CRT: American
Title Type: Object name
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1640
Creation End Date: 1680
Creation Date: 1640-1680
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Classification Term: Furniture
Materials and Techniques: Ash
Dimensions: 44 3/4 x 23 1/2 x 15 3/4 in. (113.7 x 59.7 x 40.0 cm)
AMICA Contributor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Owner Location: New York, New York, USA
ID Number: 51.12.2
Credit Line: Bequest of Mrs. J. Insley Blair, 1951
The rarest and grandest of the early turned chairs are those with rows of spindles below the seat as well as above it. Although its boxlike form may look simple at first glance, this chair is a complex composition with subtle variations in the shaping of the rungs and in the spacing of its horizontal and vertical members.
AMICA ID: MMA_.51.12.2
AMICA Library Year: 2000
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Copyright The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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