Gothic Revival carved mahogany side chair

Metadata

Title

Gothic Revival carved mahogany side chair

Description

Crestrail pierced with quatrefoils flanked by Gothic recessed paneled stiles, similary paneled seat rail on ring-turned and tapering paneled legs.

Creator

Michel Bouvier (attributed), French/American, 1792-1874, Philadelphia, PA

Source

Private Collection

Extent

H: 35 1/2 in.

References

http://auctions.freemansauction.com/auction-lot-detail/1446/696

Provenance

A typed note on seat rail reads, "Joseph Bonaparte's 1847 Sale 'Point Breeze' Bordentown, NJ Michael Bouvier (1827-1836) 2 chairs Classical 2 chairs Gothic."
Provenance: Lee Anderson, New York.
Thought to have originally been part of the furnishings at Point Breeze, Bordentown, New Jersey, the home of Napoleon's brother, Joseph Bonaparte.

Collection

Citation

Michel Bouvier (attributed), French/American, 1792-1874, Philadelphia, PA, “Gothic Revival carved mahogany side chair,” Joseph Bonaparte in America, accessed December 10, 2018, https://www.josephbonaparteinamerica.org/items/show/25.