About This Artwork

Manufactured by J. S. Ford, Johnson and Company
American, 1872–early 20th century

Armchair, 1904/5

Brown-stained oak
81 x 52 x 50 cm (31 7/8 x 20 1/2 x 19 5/8 in.)

Restricted gift of Gilda and Henry Buchbinder, 1995.100

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Publication History

Judith A. Barter et al, American Arts at The Art Institute of Chicago: From Colonial Times to World War I (Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, 1998), p. 297, no. 151.

Ownership History

Andrew Van Styn, Fourth Quarter Antiques, Baltimore, by 1995; sold to the Art Institute of Chicago, 1995.




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