A Classical Armchair

New York City, New York
Circa 1840
Attributed to Duncan Phyfe & Son

Gracefully executed, this chair shares elements found on three separate chairs at Millford Plantation. The ferrules on the front feet are marked THORP as are other known Phyfe commissions. This elegant chair illustrates design from the final decade of Duncan Phyfe’s career.

Mahogany, (secondary woods: ash, poplar)
Height: 34” Width: 21¼” Depth: 24¾”

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