Rosewood with marquetry of various woods, ivory, and upholstery
Script initials in pencil at the back of seat: "GH"
90.5 × 45.8 × 42 cm (35 5/8 × 18 × 16 1/2 in.)
Wesley M. Dixon Jr. Endowment
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Milo M. Naeve, Identifying American Furniture, 3rd ed., (American Association for State and Local History, 1997), ill.
Katherine S. Howe, et. al., Herter Brothers: Furniture and Interiors for a Gilded Age, Houston: Museum of Fine arts, New York, 1994, cat. no. 9, 143–145 (ill.).
Judith A. Barter et al., American Arts at The Art Institute of Chicago: From Colonial Times to World War I (Art Institute of Chicago, 1998), 245–48, no. 118.
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, The Herter Brothers: European Furniture Makers in the American Gilded Age, Aug 20–Oct 22, 1994; Atlanta, High Museum of Art, Dec 12, 1994–Feb 12, 1995; to New York City, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Mar 14–Jul 30, 1995.
Commissioned by LeGrand Lockwood (1820-1872) for the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion, Norwalk, Conn., from c. 1869 to 1872; Mansion and furnishings sold to Charles Drelincourt Mathews, from 1876 to 1941; Mansion and furnishings sold to the City of Norwalk, from 1941 to 1942; sold to a private collection, from 1942 1985; William Doyle Galleries, 1985; Peter Hill, East Lempster, New Hampshire, 1985; sold to The Art Institute of Chicago, 1988.
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