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Set of Six Lyre Back Side Chairs attributed to the Workshop of Duncan Phyfe

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  • Description
    Attributed to the Workshop of Duncan Phyfe

    Primary Wood: Mahogany
    Secondary Wood: Ash, Maple Seat Frames

    Reference: William Trusdell Day (1854-1920?), a lawyer in Elizabeth, New Jersey, and cousin of R.T.H. Halsey, curator of the American Wing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in the 1920's and author of The American Wing, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1926; to his niece Louise Day Putnam Lee (1887-1976); to her son, Putnam Lee (1916-1993); to his daughter.

    Reference: For a similar lyre back chair with paw feet and a slightly different leg, please see Peter M. Kenny Duncan Phyfe: Master Cabinetmaker in New York, pages 184-185, plate 17.
  • More Information
    Origin: United States, New York
    Period: 19th Century
    Creation Date: New York, circa 1805.
    Number of Pieces: 6-7
    Styles / Movements: Federal
    Dealer Reference #: 6966
    Incollect Reference #: 227269
  • Dimensions
    H. 32.5 in;
    H. 82.55 cm;
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For over 100 years, and spanning four generations, the Levy family has been involved in the field of top quality Americana. We have been fortunate to work with many of the top private and public collections throughout the world. This is only an introduction to our varied collections of Americana and objects of American interest. We invite you to visit our New York City loft space in Chelsea filled with fine examples of American furniture, silver, ceramics, needlework and painting.

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