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Pair of Side Chairs

A work made of mahogany with white pine, yellow pine, and upholstery.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of mahogany with white pine, yellow pine, and upholstery.




Attributed to Chapin School of Cabinetmakers
Hartford County, Connecticut

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On View, Gallery 167


Arts of the Americas


Chapin School of Cabinetmakers


Pair of Side Chairs


East Windsor Hill (Object made in)

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c. 1770–1790


Mahogany with white pine, yellow pine, and upholstery


Incised in Roman numerals, on the inside rear seat rails: "IIII" (of 1970.33) and "V" (of 1970.32); inscribed in pencil, once on each interior seat rail:"4" (of 1970.33); once on the front and side interior seat rails:"V" (of 1970.32); and on interior rear seat rail:"5" (of 1970.32)


Each: 96.7 × 53.3 × 42.5 cm (38 1/2 × 21 × 16 3/4 in.)

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Gift of the Antiquarian Society

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