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Object Name: 1 from set of 9 Side chairs
Date: 1828-1935
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Medium: Poplar, paint
Dimensions: Overall: 32 1/2 x 18 1/4 x 17 1/8 in. ( 82.6 x 46.4 x 43.5 cm )
Place made: North America, United States, Philadelphia
Description: Poplar Windsor side chair with traces of paint; open back with tablet and a single slat supported by four turned spindles; plank seat with rounded edge; ring-turned legs braced by ring-turned front stretcher and plain, round side and back stretchers.
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Irving McKesson
Object Number: 1934.43h
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According to the accession records, this chair was part of a set used in the country home of the Reverend Samuel Jones (1737-1811), great-great-grandfather of the donor. However, the set was clearly manufactured after 1811. The donor's father, Robert Jones Henderson (1835-1884), inherited the furniture and brought it to New York.