• 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 Bernard, Nicholas
  • Date Made ca. 1760-1780
  • Place Made
  • Materials Wood; Mahogany; Eastern White Pine; Atlantic White Cedar; Yellow-Poplar
  • Measurements
  • Funds donated by Mrs. Elizabeth G. Schneider
  • Room
  • Accession # 1971.008

Side Chair

This chair retains the overall configuration of the tassel-back design popular in Philadelphia, but differs in minor details of its carving, which is more elaborate in some areas and less well-developed in others than on related chairs.