Mahogany and unknown secondary wood(s); H. 38 3/4 in. (98.4 cm), W. of crest rail 18 3/4 in. (47.6 cm), W. at knees 19 3/8 in. (49.2 cm), D. of seat 15 3/8 in. (39.1 cm)
This Philadelphia side chair is in a style transitional between American Queen Anne and Chippendale. Its rounded seat frame ("compass seat") and curving overall appearance are earlier design features; its interlaced back splat and claw-and-ball feet anticipate the style of the later period.