Pair of side chairs

Maker: Attributed to Thomas How (British, active 1710–33)
Date: ca. 1724–36
Culture: British
Medium: Walnut and walnut veneer, parcel-gilt, the seat rails of beech; gilded lead mounts on the knees and front rail; verre églomisé panel mounted on the splat; covered in contemporary tent stitch embroidery on canvas needlework not original to the chair
Dimensions: H. 41 x W. 23 x D. 22 in. (104.1 x 58.4 x 55.9 cm)
Classification: Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line: Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1964
Accession Number: 64.101.936, .937

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