• Chinese Export Porcelain Openwork Basket with Pitt Armorial
    Chinese Export Porcelain Openwork Basket with Pitt Armorial
  • Bombe Desk and Bookcase
    Bombe Desk and Bookcase
  • The Landing of the Pilgrims
    The Landing of the Pilgrims
  • Side Chairs
    Side Chairs
  • Penn's Treaty with the Indians
    Penn's Treaty with the Indians
 
  • Artist/Maker
  • Date Made c. 1760-1770
  • Place Made
  • Materials Wood; Mahogany; Southern Yellow Pine; Eastern Red Cedar; Eastern White Pine
  • Measurements
  • Funds donated by Mrs. Frank Hollowbush.
  • Room
  • Accession # 1974.0005000000001

Side Chair

The unusual breadth of the splat, the exaggerated scale of the carved tassel and ruffle, and the pronounced contrast between carved and uncarved surfaces distinguish this chair from other American interpretations of Chippendale's engraved designs