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Child's High Chair

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Maple, pine, ash
  • Place Made: United States
  • DATES ca. 1775
    DIMENSIONS 35 1/2 x 14 1/2 x 13 1/2 in. (90.2 x 36.8 x 34.3 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS no marks
    SIGNATURE no signature
    INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 67.128.14
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Sherman
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Child's High Chair, ca. 1775. Maple, pine, ash, 35 1/2 x 14 1/2 x 13 1/2 in. (90.2 x 36.8 x 34.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Sherman, 67.128.14. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 67.128.14_bw.jpg)
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Windsor type. Traces of red stain remain. Straight cresting tenoned into projecting stiles of "thumb-back" type. Three turned spindles in back. Splayed legs "bamboo"-turned. Four turned stretchers. Condition: Excellent, although red stain is mostly gone.
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