Accession No.: F 76.11
Object: Pair of armchairs
Maker/Artist: Unknown
Room: Rear Drawing Room
Description: The pair of mahogany “cabriole” or “bergere” armchairs has a curved and upholstered back and sides with an arched crest. The carved molded front face of the handhold and ogee curve below are faced in mahogany that continues down to the square tapered front legs. The front seat rail is serpentine shaped. Upholstered in reproduction yellow wool moreen.
Place of Origin: Probably England
Date: 1800-1825
Materials: Mahogany, beech, wool moreen upholstery
Dimensions (inches): 39 1/4 x 29″
Provenance: Boscobel Restoration, Inc. Board minutes from 1976 list “Pair of Horsehoe Oval Back Armchairs from Linvingston House” Oral tradition of descent in the Livingston Family, possibly from Clermont, home of Robert Livingston Callendar House sale, Tivoli, NY Purchase, O. Rundle Gilbert, 1969
Credit Line: Purchase, 1976

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