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Pair of armchairs

ca. 1800
West Indian satinwood, seat rails of beech, modern silk
Each H. 37 3/4 x W. 25 1/2 x D. 21 3/4 in. (95.9 x 64.8 x 55.2 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1964
Accession Number:
64.101.996, .997
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 509
The center of the shield-shaped back is derived from Thomas Sheraton's Cabinet-maker and Upholsterer's Drawing-book (1793).
John Hale , Manchester, England ; Irwin Untermyer , New York (until 1964)
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