Artist American
Title
  • Shield Back Chair
Date between 1780 and 1800
Medium mahogany
Dimensions Overall: 38 3/4 inches × 21 3/4 inches × 19 inches (98.4 × 55.2 × 48.3 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. William Clay
Accession Number 27.386
Department American Art before 1950
Not On View
Marks Incised, under the crest rail: VII
Mrs. William Clay;
1927-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Margon, L. More American Furniture Treasures, 1620-1840. New York, 1971, p. 239.