• 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. 1760-1775
  • Place Made
  • Materials Wood; Mahogany; Eastern White Pine; Birch
  • Measurements
  • Funds donated by Miss Louise I. Doyle
  • Room
  • Accession # 1972.0018

Corner Chair or Roundabout Chair

As depicted in eighteenth-century portraits, roundabout, or corner, chairs were popular for both reading and writing.