A side chair with a rectangular back filled with a lattice-work of curved members. Its curved arms are supported on shaped stumps secured to side rails. Round rear legs; "cluster" front legs. Two lateral and two longitudinal stretchers. Hollowed seat upholstered in brown wool. Described as "cockpen" armchairs.


  • Title: Chair
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: ca. 1765
  • Physical Dimensions: w595 x h870 x d490 cm
  • Type: Chair
  • Rights: Gift of George A. Hearn
  • Medium: Wood (mahogany)
  • Provenance: George A. Hearn
  • Exhibitions: House Proud: Nineteenth-Century Watercolor Interiors From The Thaw Collection, Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum, New York, NY, 8/12/08-1/25/09
  • Dimensions: H x W x D: 87 x 59.5 x 49 cm (34 1/4 x 23 7/16 x 19 5/16 in. )

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