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Northwest Missouri State University


Duncan Phyfe X-Back Style Chair

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Phyfe, Duncan
American, 1768-8/16/1854

TitleDuncan Phyfe X-Back Style Chair
DateCirca late 17th early 18th
MediumFurniture
Likely mahogany
Dimensions18"w, 19 1/2"d, 32"h seat: 18"w, 15"d, 17 1/2"h

Catalog NumberDC346
LocationOlive DeLuce Fine Arts Building, Room 23

There are six chairs in total. Family tradition held these to be Duncan Phyfe, but may have been Duncan Phyfe workshop. Good condition except some joints loose, incurved legs, probably original upholstery on seats.