Walnut; H. 38 in. (96.5 cm), W. 20 in. (50.1 cm), D. 15 in. (38.0 cm)
Frankliniana Collection, The Franklin Institute, Inc. (Philadelphia, Pa.)
This walnut side chair resembles many that were made and used in Delaware Valley homes in the second half of the 18th century. Cabinetmakers like William Savery provided similar chairs for modest and even prosperous households.