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William Savery



Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Furniture | Walnut and white pine with modern upholstery
Size: 31 1/4 x 30 x 15 1/2 in. (79.38 x 76.2 x 39.37 cm)
Creation Place: North America, United States, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Culture: North America, United States, Pennsylvania
Style: 18th century
Physical Description: arm chair, Chippendale style; solid urn-shaped splat supports boldly curved crest rail with carved shell ornament in center; arms curve outward and terminate in broad volutes; shells ornament the knees of the cabriole legs that terminate in claw and ball
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of James F. and Louise H. Bell in memory of James S. and Sallie M. Bell
Accession Number: 31.14
Artist: William Savery, American (Philadelphia), 1722 - 1787
Role: Maker
Nationality: American
Life Dates: American (Philadelphia), 1722 - 1787
Added to Site: February 28, 2009